A Director of Nursing, or Nursing Director, oversees the nursing staff and overall nursing operations of their healthcare facility. Their duties include evaluating and directing all nursing employees, establishing goals for the nursing department, and creating and enforcing compliant healthcare policies.

Other duties and responsibilities of a Director of Nursing include:

Overseeing department budgets
Reporting to higher management in the facility
Maintaining high standards of care for all patients
Managing patients’ data and medical records as confidential records
Communicating with doctors, patients and family members about patient health
Recruiting, training and onboarding new nursing staff
Providing ongoing education classes
Implementing new procedures and training Nurses on policies
Scheduling for Nurses and CNA/CMA
Must be able to do conflict resolution in a professional manner.
Working with Administrator, ADON, MDS, and Social Services on new admits
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Company Info

Company Name
Lakeside Lutheran Home

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301 N Lawler
Emmetsburg, IA 50578