Vivage Quality Health Partners

Denver, CO

Assistant Director Of Nursing-SDC - Parkview

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Parkview, 3105 W Arkansas Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #903
Monday, November 22, 2021

  • Are you passionate about creating purpose and positivity for others?

  • Do you naturally have high energy and can manage multiple things at once?

  • Are you an individual that takes responsibility and follows through?

  • Do you get excited creating a collaborative working for positive resident outcomes?

At Vivage, were recognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebrating aging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experience. We are a solution driven company which provides right careright placeright time. We are a senior healthcare company servicing 30 facilities in the Colorado area.

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The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist with planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of our Nursing Service Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to;

Care and Care Coordination

  • Participate in the interviewing and selection of residents for admission.

  • Develop a written plan of care for each resident that identifies the problems/needs, indicated the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care.

  • Prepare and plan the nursing service departments budget and submit to the Administrator.

  • Schedule, attend, and participate in nursing service meetings.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

  • Perform all other duties, as assigned

  • Assure that resident abuse does not occur

Teamwork & Supervisory

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities.

  • Develop, maintain, and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department.

  • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.

  • Determine the staffing needs.

  • Recommend the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of computer systems including Point Click Care

  • Working knowledge of long-term care and skilled nursing state and federal regulations (preferred)


  • One-year experience in a long-term care environment (preferred)

  • Current, unencumbered, active license to practice as RN in Colorado, CPR Certification


  • Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays as necessary

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

  • Flexibility with schedule

  • Pass background check

Vivage is an equal opportunity employer

The primary purpose of your job description is to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities of the facility during your tour of duty. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services, to ensure that every effort possible is made to provide quality of care and quality of life services to our residents.


  • Direct, evaluate and supervise all resident care and initiate corrective action.

  • Make daily resident rounds and report status of nursing care to the Director of Nursing Service.

  • Assist with analysis of incident and accident investigation reports to determine cause(s) and implement corrective action(s) when appropriate.

  • Coordinate resident transportation between Nursing Department and Social Service Department.

  • Monitor central supply ordering between the nursing department and the business office.

  • Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director of Nursing as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing department.

  • Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care.

  • Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing.

  • Periodically review the resident's written discharge plan. Participate in the written resident's discharge plan as required.

  • Admit, transfer and discharge residents as required.

  • Complete accident/incident reports as necessary and conduct the R.N. Assessment of any resident involved in an incident/accident requiring R.N. intervention and direction of the plan of care.

  • Reviews the twenty-four (24-Hr) report routinely throughout assigned shift to ensure accuracy of information, identified resident care areas, etc. and assist charge nurse will follow-up to identified issues and concerns.

  • Reviews census data on the 24-Hr report to ensure accuracy of census numbers prior to leaving tour of duty.

  • Participate in the Performance Improvement Committee program in cooperation with the Administrator and Interdisciplinary Team members (IDT) as assigned.

  • Serve on, participate in, and attend various other committees of the facility (i.e., psychotropic drug committee, restraint management committee, etc. as required, and as appointed by the Director of Nursing.

  • Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions.

  • Make rounds with physicians as necessary.

  • Visit residents on a daily basis in order to observe and evaluate the resident's physical and emotional status.

  • Provide direct nursing care as needed.

  • Inspect the nursing service treatment area daily to ensure that they are maintained in a clean, safe manner.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of procedures for the safe operation of all nursing service equipment.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Relationship Building

Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm

Build relationships with all types of people

High energy and upbeat

Ability to foster teamwork

Client oriented


Ability to organize and prioritize

Detail oriented and follow through

Self-starter and independent worker

Strategic Thinking

Solve problems effectively

Creative in coming up with options and solutions for efficiency


Ability to communicate clearly and effectively


  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities


  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved Registered Nurse program

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing preferred

  • Minimum of two years experience in long term care nursing facility

  • Nursing supervisory experience preferred

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state

  • CPR certification required


  • How long it usually takes to completely perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience and/or education: up to 6 months


  • Moves intermittently during working hours

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions

  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances

  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc

  • Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants

  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals


  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility

  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which includes a mental and physical examination

  • Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet

  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations


  • This is a full-time position with benefits

  • Classification: non-exempt

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. No Agencies or Affiliations please

Other details
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $75,748.26
  • Max Hiring Rate $85,000.00
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