Confidential DON

Trenton, NJ 08611

Posted: 06/22/2020 Job Number: 6457

Job Description



Director of Nursing/ DON

Seeking a dynamic professional RN Director of Nursing and Nurse Leader with an engaging personality to lead the Clinical Nursing department for a Skilled Nursing Facility with a Long Term and Sub-Acute patient population.

The ideal candidate is someone who comes with strong leadership and the ability to communicate both effectively and compassionately with patients, families, physicians and community members.

This 5 star rated facility is located on a beautiful and spacious campus conveniently located within easy walking distance to downtown area, and independent shopping.

As an organization they have been providing nurturing skilled nursing and transitional care to seniors and patients recovering after hospitalization with their highly trained, compassionate and dedicated nursing staff.

RN - Director of Nursing / DON

The ideal candidate is someone who is energetic and compassionate and dedicated to providing the best possible care to each patient and their families.

RN - Director of Nursing/ DON


  • Seeking a caring and compassionate Director of Nursing to oversee all aspects of the Nursing Department.
  • Develop a strong and collaborative Nurse Management team.
  • Develop and monitor clinical programs, policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the Nursing department budget in coordination with the Administrator.
  • Provide effective nurse management (hiring, development, training, performance feedback that assures utilization of personnel to best meet the needs of the people receiving supports and services.
  • Provide leadership and direction on a daily basis for all departments including Therapy, Dietary and Activities.
  • Implement quality improvement programs designed to help us deliver the highest possible levels of service.
  • Monitor and ensure the highest quality indicators and quality assurance programs are effective to maximizing residents care and services
  • Facilitate effective communication between management and staff through coaching, training and counseling
  • Monitor, evaluate and update all programs, policies and procedures to comply with governing entities in order to enable the highest level of care
  • Offering a full range of nursing and rehabilitation services for clients of all ages
  • Exceptional and Supportive Staff within the building
  • Committed to providing person – centered care in a warm and nurturing environment
  • Medicare and Medicaid facility


  • $100,000- $120,000
  • Excellent benefit package
  • 401k
  • Generous PTO
  • Life Insurance

RN - Director of Nursing/ DON


  • Valid RN license – State of NJ
  • Must have 3 + years of Nursing Supervisory experience.
  • Must have experience working as a Supervisor or Director in a Skilled Nursing Home.
  • Must be knowledgeable with State and Federal regulations and compliance. guidelines and ability to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Must be able to participate and assist in Survey process.
  • Supervise and manage all aspects of the nursing department.
  • Cooperate with administration to assure efficient, cost –effective operation of the facility.
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Experience and successful history of cooperating with Administration.
  • Proven ability to develop, foster and support collaborative teams.
  • Excellent communicator with a positive and energetic personality.

RN - Director of Nursing / DON

For Immediate Consideration Please Contact Angella McKendry Senior Recruiter – GHR SEARCH Direct Line 610.684.4564

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