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Director of Nursing (DON) needed for premier nursing facility. Come join our winning team!

Our Mission: We are professionals committed to serving others, nurturing life, and promoting an individual’s ability to thrive.

Position Summary:

Plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Clinical/Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our industry, and as may be directed by the Administrator and/or Medical Director, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.


  • Valid California RN license, in good standing, current CPR and BLS certifications
  • College/University degree preferred, five (5) years’ experience may substitute for degree
  • Minimum, three (3) years’ experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing, or other related health care facility
  • Minimum six (6) months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices


  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the nursing care industry
  • Develops, maintains, and periodically updates written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department
  • Evaluates department process making recommendations and implementing compliance and quality improvement policies, programs and procedures
  • Outstanding communication (oral and written) skills
  • Leads by example, working alongside staff members and treating them kindly and professionally at all times and in all circumstances
  • Ensures all clinical/nursing personnel comply with established standards, practices and regulatory requirements
  • Maintains and improves as needed the quality of patient care and standards of care
  • Interviews, hires, trains and manages employees
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work, conducts reviews, delivering discipline and or rewards as appropriate
  • Addresses patient, family and employee complaints, documenting issues, solutions and resolving problems
  • Coordinates care services, and the implementation of care plans ensuring the best quality of life possible and for all patients/residents
  • Conducts quality assessments including regulatory compliance rounds, in all departments to monitor performance and continuously improve systems, processes and quality
  • Develops staffing plans that assure direct care needs are met, recommending quantity and types of personnel necessary to maintain compliance with all requirements, and PPD
  • Maintains reference database or other training materials (i.e., PDR’S, Regulations, Standards of Practice, etc.) to assist the department in understanding compliance requirements and empowering them to meeting the day-to-day needs of the residents
  • Audits clinical records for accuracy and completeness of comprehensive resident assessments, effective documentation reflecting resident responses to interventions and consistent implementation of plans of care by all staff and professionals, on all shifts
  • Leads/Participates in various company meetings and interdisciplinary conferences as needed to develop adequate plans of care


  • Competitive pay
  • Health Benefits – Medical, dental, and vision coverages with company paying majority of costs for Medical HMO (with buy up plan options available)
  • 401(k) with company match (company match begins after 1 year of service)
  • Company paid Life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Identity Theft and Travel insurance protections
  • Bene-Hub employee sponsored discount programs and more….

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

*Benefits available to full-time employees.

Mission Palms Healthcare Center - Mission Palms Healthcare Center

240 Hospital Cir, Westminster, CA, 92683