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Director of Nursing, RN

Director of Nursing, RN

Director of Nursing, RN

Misty Willow Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Houston, TX 77070

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Misty Willow Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center is currently seeking a Director of Nursing (DON) to join our team. Are you craving to work in a healthcare setting where you’re not only valued, but appreciated and have the respect from your supervisors and co- workers as well as patients/residents you’re caring for? Then we are the place for you!

The primary purpose of this job is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Nursing Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Medical Director, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.


  • Recruit, hire, train, coach, and evaluate departmental staff (management staff only)
  • Provide 24-hour accountability for the Nursing Department in directing and coordinating all activities of nursing services
  • Makes rounds to verify clinical compliance including periodic spot checks of resident’s condition
  • Coordinate clinical services to promote standard clinical interventions of resident care
  • Takes corrective action in response to quality of service issues
  • Maintain a listing of the Resident Roster and Acuity Levels within the department
  • Investigate any complaints and concerns as indicated
  • Review and follow-up on documentation for clinical compliance
  • Develop nursing standards, policies and procedures within guidelines of the Nursing Practice for Texas
  • Develop the Nursing Department budget according to VOD guidelines and systems
  • Develop and oversee the quality improvement program
  • Supervise all nursing activity within the department
  • Ensure coaching and disciplinary actions are provided as indicated within the policies and procedures of the campus
  • Evaluate performance/skills/job knowledge of nursing staff
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Valid Texas RN license is required
  • Prior DON/Nurse Manager experience in a skilled nursing facility (SNF)
  • Ability to learn and implement administrative and departmental policies and procedures and carry out job responsibilities in a professional, accurate and conscientious manner
  • Ability to create and maintain a helpful, understanding and empathetic atmosphere toward the residents and staff
  • Ability to handle confidential information exercise independent judgment and make decisions based on good nursing practice guidelines
  • Ability to maintain a positive, stable disposition in performing work in association with staff, residents and families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Health/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Plan and Matching
  • Employee Discounts on Cell Phone service, Hotels, Movie Tickets, etc.
  • Vacation Time, Holiday Pay and Sick Time
  • Take a look at these benefits (and more!) at

Misty Willow Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center is a modern, state-of-the-art care center, conveniently located near the Willowbrook Mall. Serving the Willowbrook/Champions areas, we are a short driving distance to I-45 and Beltway 8. We feature 124 beds and beautiful spacious rooms in both private and semi-private settings. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world class health care. Our company mission is to dignify and transform post-acute care.

We’re looking for an exceptional professional to join our team, so if you’re looking to make a change to work at a truly remarkable place, we encourage you to apply.


Customer Second, Employee First /Accountability / Passion for Learning / Love one Another / Intelligent Risk Taking / Celebration / Ownership

Misty Willow Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
12921 Misty Willow Drive
Houston, TX 77070

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