The Director of Nursing (DON) administers and facilitates nursing services at CAMcare Health Corporation. The Director of Nursing is responsible for the direction, provision, and quality of nursing services provided to patients of CAMcare Health Corporation. Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the DON is an adviser to the CMO on all matters pertaining to nursing. The DON actively participates in quality assurance and utilization review and in these capacities, interprets and supports the purposes, philosophy and objectives of CAMcare Health Corporation, as well as FQHC's and Community Health Centers in general.
Oversees the standards of nursing practices for the organization's nursing services.
Works with the CMO for the development of patient care programs, policies and procedures to meet for all regulatory bodies.
Implements and maintains an effective and ongoing program to measure, monitor, assess, and improve the quality and appropriateness if nursing care, treatment, and services delivered to patient.
Provides leadership and mentoring for CAMcare Health Corporation Registered Nurses (RN's), Licensed Practical Nurses(LPN's), and Medical Assistants (MA's) and leads by example.
Responsible for knowledge of and compliance, where applicable, with regulatory or credentialing agencies such as Joint Commission (JCHAO), State and Federal agencies, and disseminates CAMcare Health Corporation and state policy and protocols to ensure uniform delivery of nursing services.
Reviews and updates all nursing care policies and procedures regularly to assure consistency with the law and practice standards. This includes establishing and implementing competencies of RN, LPN, and MA staff.
DON will be responsible for the submission of annual evaluations, clinical competencies, and annual competencies trainings, validating clinical staff's licensure/certification renewals and submitting to Human Resources
Assigns and oversees activities of the RN staff and other ancillary staff, including MA's and LPN's.
Completes the performance evaluations of Nurse Managers
Participates in departmental and interdisciplinary committees which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.
Provides oversight and interpretation of concurrent record review and other performance improvement activities that evaluate the effectiveness of nursing services in relation to their objectives and cost.
Collaborate with other health care providers to provide comprehensive, integrated services.
Many other duties as assigned.
Certifications and Licensures
Active State of New Jersey RN license
Active CPR/BLS certification
Must have X-Ray license
Education and Experience
CAMcare Health Corporation is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) that has been a trusted name in providing top quality healthcare services to Camden and Gloucester Counties since 1978. We offer seven convenient locations to provide easier access to the care you need. Patients come to CAMcare because they will be treated with great care and compassion by our concerned, highly qualified medical team.