Registered Nurse (RN) / Director of Nursing Services, Lewistown

  • Laurel Health and Rehabilitation Center
  • Lewistown, MT, USA
  • Nov 07, 2021
Full time Nurse

Job Description

 $10,000.00 Sign-On Bonus!
At Central Montana Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, we provide a continuum of care that bridges the gap between hospital and home. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood, we’re pleased that our senior care facility is located within easy reach of Lewistown’s acute hospitals, as well as shops, restaurants, theaters, and the sights and sounds of downtown cultural events. This is a great 62 bed 5 STAR center, with staff that have the passion and commitment to deliver the best quality of care for our residents. Come visit the center for a tour or apply online with a resume. 
Is directly accountable to the Executive Director (ED) for the day-to-day operations, activities and success of the resident care staff, as governed by the Center policies, and state and federal regulations. Validates that the Nursing Department continues to develop and maintain high standards for excellence by being knowledgeable of industry changes and trends, and by implementing up-to-date nursing practices. Performs other duties as assigned by the ED.
  • Develops and maintains a nursing service philosophy, objectives, standards of practice, policy and process manuals.
  • Manages, supervises, and develops plans of action for assigned units, providing consistent monitoring and follow-through.
  • Establishes systems for care planning, including assessments, plan of treatment, objectives and goals, evaluations and discharge planning. Maintains accurate and timely documentation. Coordinates care needs with other departments.
  • Schedules nursing staff, adhering to budget and staffing guidelines.
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, disciplining, coaching, and conducting performance appraisals on assigned units.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and knowledge of certification laws and requirements, survey requirements and Medicare program.
  • Supervises the rehabilitation programs of residents.
  • Validates that reporting departments consistently meet state and federal requirements for long-term care facilities for licensure. Validates existence of a quality assurance program for nursing services and coordinates interdisciplinary quality assurance program.
  • Demonstrates dedication to staff and residents by knowing each resident and their individual needs, providing opportunities for regognizing a job well done by employees and implementing support programs.
  • Represents Center to residents, physicians, family members and community.
  • Assists with planning orientation for new nurses, and assists with evaluation of staff development programs.
  • Directs the functions and activities of the ED in his/her absence.
  • Other duties as assigned appropriate to the position.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN degree preferred.
  • Current licensure in the state of employment.
  • Certification in Rehab Nursing, geriatrics, or psychiatric nursing desirable.
  • Minimum two years' experience as a nursing services supervisor in a long-term care Center desirable.


  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Plan
  • Paid Sick Leave, Vacation, & Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Training & Educational Assistance
  • Employee Ownership
  • Leadership Training
  • Workforce Development Programs
  • Free Continuing Education Units (CEU)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Administrator-in-Training (AIT) Program 
  • Mentorship Programs
  • CNA Training Programs
  • Wound Certification Opportunity
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Daily Pay Option