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Employment

DIRECTOR OF NURSING

Full-Time - Days

Primary Function: The primary objective of the position within the organization is to provide effective management and sound leadership to the nursing team and function as an active participant in the interdisciplinary management of the facility. As the Director of Nursing Services, he/she is accountable for creating a team within his/her department that will distinguish itself within this facility and the industry as delivering excellent person-centered based services, ensuring complete medical records and ensuring resident/family satisfaction. In addition, the department will operate in accordance with current state and federal regulations and clinical standards of practice. In this role, the DNS will budget, plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operations of the Nursing Service Department.

 MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Specifically plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current rules, regulations, guidelines and strategic plan that govern this long-term care facility.
  2. Specifically develop, maintain and annually update and review written policies and procedures that govern the daily function of the nursing department.
  3. Make written/oral reports/recommendations to the Executive Director as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the Nursing Service Department in your facility.
  4. Assume administrative authority, responsibility and accountability in the absence of the Executive Director.
  5. Oversee and coordinate the development, maintenance and implementation of quality assurance programs.
  6. Participate in selection of residents (or delegates function) for admission to the facility in cooperation with the facility Social Worker or designee.
  7. Assist in the recruitment and selection of personnel assigned to your area of responsibility.
  8. Determine departmental staffing needs necessary to meet the various departments' schedules and assign a sufficient number of personnel for each tour of duty.
  9. Coordinate through Staff Development, the planning, conducting, scheduling, etc. of inservice training classes, on-the-job training and orientation programs for nursing service personnel.
  10. Assist in preparing, planning and developing the Department's budget for forecasting purposes and submit to the Executive Director for review, recommendation and approval.
  11. Performs all other duties or special assignments as directed by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program, BSN preferred, not required.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota.
  • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • Ability to pass back assessment specific to the DNS position.
  • Three years of geriatric nursing experience with a minimum of two years of the three in a skilled nursing care facility, preferred.
  • Minimum of three years in administrative/supervisory experience in health care setting, preferred.

Contact
Michelle Borreson - Administrator

Email: mrborre2@gundersenhealth.org

Phone: (507) 498-3211 ext. 73431

RN/LPN

Part-Time - Evenings

Primary Function: Plan, organize and assist in the provision of direct and indirect resident care using established policies and procedures. Instructs and supervises staff. Performs duties of a licensed practical nurse in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Minnesota.

  • Great job opportunity for students
  • Competitive wages and benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify

Contact
Rob - Human Resources

Email: rpvancra@gundersenhealth.org

Phone: (507) 498-3211 ext. 73447

CNA

Part-time - Days/Evenings

Primary Function: Under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse, the Nursing Assistant performs tasks that involve specific services for residents which are supportive and complementary to nursing practice.

  • Competitive wages and benefits
  • Will train to become certified

Contact
Rob - Human Resources

Email: rpvancra@gundersenhealth.org

Phone: (507) 498-3211 ext. 73447

DIETARY

Part-Time/Temporary - Dietary Aide and/or Cook

Primary Function: Performs routine food service activities related to the setting up of serving areas and the serving of food to residents, staff, and guests. Assists in meal preparation following written menus which are nutritionally balanced and meets all state and federal regulations. Must be able to satisfy residents’ hunger and personal requests, and to maintain cleanliness of food service facilities. Performs preparation of food that is palatable and appetizing in appearance according to resident’s specific diet instructions with an effort to cater to personal preferences.

Contact

Rob - Human Resources

Email: rpvancra@gundersenhealth.org

Phone: (507) 498-3211 ext. 73447

SUMMER INTERN

Full-time - Days (6-12 weeks)

The Summer Health Care Internship Program (SHCIP) is a program administered by the Minnesota Hospital Association on behalf of the Minnesota Department of Health in cooperation with Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare Center, Inc. d/b/a Gundersen Tweeten Care Center. The intent of this program is to bring students and employers together to give students experience in a health care environment. This internship program employs student(s) between Memorial Day and Labor Day for six to 12 weeks. Interns will be involved in assisting in a variety of departments within Gundersen Tweeten Care Center to provide the intern with an overall view of how a skilled nursing facility operates and the different job opportunities within the long-term care industry. The overall goal of this program is to encourage students to consider employment in long-term care in the future. 

Primary Function: To assist HR & QAPI Manager with formatting data, formalizing data storage, assist in project management support, SOP edits and posting of social media content.

  • Currently pursuing a degree in or interested in a career in healthcare
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interested in learning about long-term care or business operations 
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Contact
Rob - Human Resources

Email: rpvancra@gundersenhealth.org

Phone: (507) 498-3211 ext. 73447

Gundersen Tweeten Care Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.

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