RN/Director of Nursing

Sims Brothers Recycling

Medina, OH

Echelon Assisted-Living in Medina, Ohio has an immediate opening for an RN/DON at our assisted-living community. Qualified candidates must have experience in assisted living.

The Echelon of Medina is a private, family-owned facility located in the heart of Medina. Comfort, care, and community are hallmarks of The Echelon experience, which caters to the evolving needs of older adults. Following the medical model, The Echelon offers its members continuity of care from independent living, to assisted living, and to memory care, if needed.

Our hands-on ownership provides a friendly, flexible, and nurturing environment for its team of professionals. From competitive pay, to shift differentials, to affordable insurance, we have your bases covered to kick start a career in healthcare and the long-term care setting. Become part of a community that believes in encouraging and inspiring a superior life wherever we can one person at a time. 

Life is a journey, and every journey has a story. We look forward to your part in our members’ chapters of their stories at The Renaissance. Together, we can write a good one.

Pay and Benefits: Commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Executive Director with move-in/move-out decisions and in the development of individualized service plans of Members joining the community. Ensures continuity of care for Members, and the provision of the highest quality of ongoing care.
  • Supervises orientation and ongoing training of Nursing Department Staff (Care Partners and Charge Nurses). Initiates and maintains nurturing work environment that fosters professional growth and the highest quality care for Members. Responsible for performance evaluation of Department with input from Assistant Director and Charge Nurses.
  • Supervises nursing assessments of Members/Weekly Member Review with Staff and Therapists.
  • Create and maintain positive and professional relations with families of Members, addressing concerns of family and power of attorney; advises on change of care plans and levels of care.
  • Coordinates with Ancillary Service providers to develop clinical protocols to manage acute medical and nursing needs; Advises Executive Director and Medical Director on relations with Ancillary Service providers.
  • Serves as a role model for Charge Nurses and Care Partners and other staff by demonstrating approaches and techniques that enable Members to be independent for a long as possible.
  • Oversees the delivery of services specified in members’ individual service plans.
  • Responsible for scheduling of Nursing Staff.
  • Provides on-call nursing support for acute medical problems, medication orders, and other emergencies that may occur.
  • Delivers, administers and supervises treatments as required.
  • Manages infection control; coordinates safety and sanitation control with Maintenance Manager.
  • Oversees the medication administration system.
  • Ensures accurate documentation of health and personal care services provided in member record.
  • Develops a working knowledge of the applicable state regulations and ensures member services are in compliance with those regulations.
  • Ensures Care Partners and Charge Nurses comply with all regulations related to resident rights.
  • Communicates product, policy or procedural concerns to Executive Director.
  • Hire, develop and retain a compassionate, efficient and professional staff that focuses on meeting member needs.
  • Manage Nursing Staff budget.
  • Other tasks as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

Experience and Requirements:

  • Must have a valid and current RN state license
  • 1-2 years of nursing experience
  • Must have valid CPR certificate
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Demonstrate supervisory skills
  • Must have computer skills

If you're interested in this position, please submit a current resume.