The Director of Nursing works under the direction of the Administrator, this position plans, organizes and directs the Nursing Department of a Medicare certified, skilled nursing facility and the provision of nursing care and services to its Veterans/Members. Oversees training/ education programs for nursing personnel. Determines the appropriate therapeutic, physical and nursing environment, the necessary levels of nursing staff, the operational procedures and the evaluation of outcomes. Ensures all federal and state nursing home regulations are met. Serves as a member of the management team and on a number of facility committees. Interacts, as needed, with key management staff. Serves as a liaison with the Medical Director and providers relative to treatment plans, policies and procedures and regulatory implementation. Learns, implements and monitors Arizona Management System (AMS) methods. Utilizes AMS concepts and tools for problem solving and continuous work/process improvements and efficiency.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Referral Incentives available for qualifying positions
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.