The Director of Long Term Care is responsible and accountable to ensure that the department goals and objectives are aligned with the Regional Health Objectives and Strategic Plan. The Director is responsible and accountable to ensure that action plans are set in place to reach goals the organization should successfully attain for its strategy to succeed. Director must deploy the resources and develop the goals to ensure caregivers understand the intent of the strategic plan. Director must pursue higher levels of organizational and human performance to include, quality, productivity, and time performance concerns. Must ensure employees' well-being and develop employees' talents to adopt ideas, new processes, new technology, and new products so as to ensure successful innovation. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective or the resident's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each resident's requirement relative to his/her age - specific needs.
Conducts analysis of overall resource needs and creates aligned measures for work unit to meet these needs.
Creates business plans that collaboratively seek and obtain input from multiple sources to accurately reflect issues that must be measured and weighed in the decision process.
Demonstrates a clear understanding of core business structures, systems, practices, trends and technologies within long term care industry and of those in which we choose to compete in the future.
Develops action plans (organizational-level drivers) derived from the short-term and long-term strategic planning process. Action plans are set to accomplish those goals the organization should achieve if its strategy is to succeed. Objectives and goals are created specific to the operational department(s) so that there is effective organization and department-wide understanding and deployment.
Develops skills and abilities of self and team members so that they are aligned with corporate strategies and objectives, operational objectives, departmental objectives, and individual goals. Develops Individual Development Plans with caregivers to enhance their development and the performance of the organization. Provides learning opportunities to help caregivers acquire the competencies that will be required for future success.
Ensures that all corporate compliance initiatives are met and/or communicated to staff.
Fosters an environment in which caregivers can be creative and innovative, as evidenced by the adoption of ideas, suggestions, and feedback. Also ensures implementation by developing measurements and reporting indicators that quantify input, output, and performance dimensions of processes, products, and services.
Meets commitments and tasks by ensuring the development of numerical information that quantifies the input, output, and performance dimensions of processes, products, services, and outcomes. This information permits evaluation against goals and standards, past results, and other organizations (benchmarking efforts).
Monitors and evaluates caregiver performance and conducts performance appraisals in a timely manner.
Provides learning opportunities to help caregivers acquire the competencies that will be required for future success. Develops Individual Development Plans with employees to enhance their development and the performance of the organization.
All other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements: Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Education - Bachelors degree in Nursing
Certification - Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing
Internal Number: R6751
About Regional Health
Regional Health, headquartered in Rapid City, S.D., is a community-based health care system with a mission to make a difference, every day. Regional Health offers care in 33 medical specialties and serves 20 communities across western South Dakota and in eastern Wyoming. With over 4,500 physicians and caregivers, Regional Health is comprised of 5 hospitals, 8 specialty and surgical centers and more than 40 medical clinics and health care service centers.Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program and more than 130 active research studies. We are confident about western South Dakota’s future, and we’re honored to be your partner in delivering excellence in health care.