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Director of Nursing

Company: Augustana Care Corporation
Location: Eagle
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Come work at a progressive, well-established, 5-star senior care community in scenic Eagle, CO, and lead our clinical team! As the RN, Director of Nursing at Castle Peak, you will primarily be in charge of processes, compliance, mentoring others, and collaboratively working with RN Managers and care staff in a 44-bed TCU, LTC, & Memory Care setting and 20-bed in Assisted Living setting.

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience working in a Skilled Nursing Facility and use innovative methods to create and implement processes that are used among all nursing staff members. Using collaborative methods your overall leadership to manage the nursing department will help us provide the best care possible to our residents. Safety is our number one priority. Staff are provided with personal protective equipment.

This is a Full-Time, benefit eligible position. Salary: $75k to 95k per year DOE

Director of Nursing (DON) responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, direct, and supervise our entire nursing department in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Ensure our residents' physical, intellectual, emotional, and social well-being needs are met.
  • Promote and demonstrate excellence within our multi-disciplinary team.
  • Develop methods for coordination of all resident services to ensure the continuity of person-centered care.
  • Meet expectations for participation in reimbursement programs in effort to maintain our reputation for quality of care.
  • Lead change efforts and promote innovations in resident care.
  • Maintain the highest standard for providing resident care through exceptional hiring, training, and mentoring programs.

Director of Nursing (DON) skills and requirements:

  • Previous Director of Nursing (DON) experience preferred.
  • 3 years of SNF experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have a current CO Registered Nurse license and be in good standing.
  • Leadership expertise, demonstrated clinical and assessment competencies.
  • Strong team-building and communication skills are required, along with excellent professional and supportive supervisory experience.
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal long term care regulations. Experience implementing, monitoring and auditing systems to meet regulatory requirements and Cassia standards of quality.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Healthcare, Dental benefits for Full-Time employees
  • Supplemental Benefits (vision, life, disability, and more) for Full-Time employees
  • Flex Spending Accounts for Full-Time employees
  • On-site Parking
  • Retirement with employer match
  • Competitive wages with credit for experience!
  • Tuition Discount Opportunities
  • Work with an amazing team with decades of experience!

About Us:

Our employees at Castle Peak love the work/life balance, breathtaking mountain views, and connecting with our amazing residents. We take pride in our hardworking employees and make sure they feel appreciated and welcomed every day they come to work. We are passionate about what we do and invite you to join our team today!

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). Apply today to make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Keywords: Augustana Care Corporation, Vail , Director of Nursing, Other , Eagle, Colorado

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