Director of Nursing (DON)

Location: CHICAGO, IL
Date Posted: 08-05-2017
Symphony Of Bronzeville is looking for a qualified, reliable and loyal Director of Nursing to join our dynamic team!

Symphony of Bronzeville is considered by many to be one of the area’s most innovative leaders in the delivery of post hospital nursing and rehabilitation. We are a family-oriented operation that takes a uniquely personal approach to delivering quality outcomes for the patients in our care. It is our mission to help current employees move up in our company and as such it often leaves opportunities for new individuals to join our team. If you are interested in taking on a new challenge and would like to join a supportive employment community please read further. 

The outline below includes the majority of the job responsibilities for the position...
  • Obtain positive clinical outcomes
  • Develops and maintains nursing service objectives, standards of nursing practice, and the nursing policies and procedures
  • Recruit and maintain nursing department staff and interviews prospective personnel
  • Assists with the creation, management and maintenance of the nurse and nurse aide schedules
  • Responsible in assisting Human Resource Department in checking/completing employees Mantoux test, and immunizations required by the state
  • Assures that nursing personnel provides treatments, medications, diets, rehabilitative nursing care, activities of daily living, protective service, and training in self care as stated in the Care Plan to ascertain that optimum comfort and care is provided
  • Assist the Director of Admissions in selecting guests and residents for admission
  • Assists in scheduling conferences with the resident and family when necessary
  • Reviews nurses’ notes to assure that they are informative and descriptive of the nursing care provided and of the resident’s response to the care
  • Makes rounds to assure that nursing service personnel are performing appropriate nursing care to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Cooperates with the facility’s consultants and implements recommended changes
  • Makes written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the operation of the Nursing Department
  • Must have a valid RN license in active and good standing with no history of disciplinary action against the license
  • RN required, BSN preferred
  • Must have at least 3 years experience as a DON in a Skilled Nursing Facility
  • CPR Certification
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Familiar with IDPH Regulations
  • Familiar with JACHO Regulations
  • Education is extremely important to the culture we offer tuition reimbursement and on-going training and educational opportunities are available and encouraged.
  • Opportunity as well for advancement within the facility and also at other member facilities of the Symphony Post Acute Network (
  • Competitive benefit and paid time off package with the option to opt out of benefit package to take a permanent higher rate of pay
  • Health, dental and vision benefits available
  • 401k match and voluntary benefit programs
  • Company paid life insurance for all full-time employees

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    Symphony of Bronzeville  3400 Indiana Ave -Chicago, IL 60616  
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