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Director of Nursing

Location:

The Gardens at St. Elizabeth
2835 West 32nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80211

Job Type: Full-Time

 


Description

The Gardens at St. Elizabeth has an exciting new opportunity for a Director of Nursing for our Assisted Living and Memory Care community.

We are seeking candidates who will promote the values of Compassion, Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence, and Collaboration in their interactions and the care they provide our residents.  If you wish to join a team where you will be valued and appreciated, The Gardens at St. Elizabeth is the place for you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists residents in finding a primary care provider, dentist, or other health care providers.
  • Assists residents with arranging a private caregiver or Home Health/Hospice if resident needs this level of care.
  • Follows up with resident after hospital stay, fall, or illness.
  • Performs treatment of minor wounds.
  • Assists residents in obtaining answers to health- or insurance-related questions.
  • Checks blood pressures for residents as requested.
  • Arranges for flu shots or shingles vaccines for residents.
  • Assists in administering medications such as ear and eye drops according to hospital policies/procedures to ensure resident safety.
  • Keeps accurate and detailed records of resident contacts made.
  • Provides health related educational opportunities for groups of residents.
  • Provides for and follows precautions to encourage resident safety related to fall prevention.
  • Must be able to respond to resident emergency situations. 
  • Evaluates hospital- or home-based patients prior to transfer as a special service to hospitals and families.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with outside agencies.
  • Evaluates resident/family needs in relation to resources and refers to appropriate agency or resource.

Salary Range: $90,000-$110,000

CHI Living Communities has the right to change the job specific duties and specifications required for the position of Director of Nursing from time to time without prior notice.


Job Requirements

  • Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Colorado
  • Currently certified in CPR and First Aid, long-term care experience preferred
  • Point Click Care experience preferred
  • Must have proof of COVID-19 Vaccination, be willing to obtain as a condition of employment, or have a qualifying exemption