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Director of Nursing - Long Term Care

WaKeeney, Kansas
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Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital - Housekeeping Department is looking for a Full-time Director of Nursing - Long Term Care

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, along with a current license by the state of Kansas as a Registered Nurse
  • 3 or more years of previous experience in all aspects of geriatric care nursing and management.
  • Current certification in gerontological nursing preferred.
  • Responsible for the overall strategic planning, communication, accountability and teamwork in the Long Term Care.
  • Works cooperatively with Department Heads to assure that all goals are attained and maintained.
  • Directs resident/patient care in Long Term Care.
  •  Manages all licensed clinical personnel.
  • Consults with staff and physicians to ensure resident/patient needs are met.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of the Long Term Care.
  • Ensures compliance with resident/patient care quality standards.
  •  Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and is a leader in CQI activities.
  • Assures competency of all personnel.
  •  Responsible for working cooperatively with Department Heads to formulate and maintain the budget.
  • Maintains efficient and effective department operations while requiring compliance with all state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.
  • Promotes an atmosphere of harmony both within the department and with all other TCLMH departments, staff and customers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to high expectations of performance and supports staff who consistently meet those expectations with enthusiasm and a great attitude.
  • Demonstrates leadership in assuring that all staff in the department are highly motivated, positive and committed to only the highest quality interactions with all customers.
  • Leads by example with honesty, trustworthiness and genuine enthusiasm.
  • Knowledge of MDS 3.0 assessment, implementation and review.


Our application must be completed to be considered for this position.  Please send application, resume, education, licensure/certifications (if applicable), to Neva Flax 320 N. 13th St., WaKeeney, KS 67672. They may also be dropped off at the hospital business office, emailed to Neva at or faxed to (785) 743-6317. To request an application by mail or email, please email or call Neva at (785) 743-2182 x101.  Applications also available on our website:


Salary commensurate with education and experience. We offer a negotiable nationally competitive salary and excellent benefits.

We are a progressive CAH hospital with in-patient, swing bed, out-patient, home health, assisted living, long-term care, and clinic services.

Candidates must be energetic, possess strong leadership skills, willing to work as a team, have a positive attitude, friendly and compassionate toward patients.

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TCLMH is an Equal Opportunity Provider/Employer (EOE) and a tobacco free campus

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