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Good Samaritan Society Director of Nursing | Alamogordo, NM in Alamogordo, New Mexico

Location: Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare
Address: 3101 N Florida Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310-9713 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

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At the Good Samaritan Society-Betty Dare in Alamogordo, NM, we are committed to creating a home for our residents that is much like their own — a welcoming, comfortable and loving place. We are honored to provide exceptional care and services to seniors and others in need in our community. GSS-Betty Dare is a 90-bed skilled facility that provides professional rehab/skilled, post-acute rehab and respite care services.

  • Flexibility and autonomy to lead and grow the nursing team

  • Supportive leaders who promote and value education and learning new skills

  • Caring and resident-centered support staff

  • Annual wage increases

  • Excellent health benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, 401(k), company discounts, + more

  • Easy apply process that is mobile-friendly!Video interviews available.

Job Responsibilities

  • This position provides care and services in a safe and efficient manner, and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.

  • Formulates and works within annual budget; recruits, hires, and staffs work area at appropriate levels by utilizing scheduling system accurately.

  • Participates in state and/or federal nursing home survey process; writes any resultant plan of correction (POC) and ensures it is carried out. Participates in the QA/CQI process.

  • Responsible to lead the management and monitoring/auditing of the EMR in the location; to include training, documentation, reports/dashboards and retrieval management and monitoring/auditing.

  • Promotes cooperative working relationships within and between departments.

  • Performs/ assigns completion of pre-admission assessment on a timely basis; assures a comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents is completed and interventions for plan of care are formulated to address needs on admission and on an ongoing basis according to state and federal regulations, location procedures or other guidelines.

  • Assures residents are offered choices in their care and other decisions. Assures residents are free of neglect or abuse.

  • Immediately reports any concerns related to resident rights and resident abuse or neglect in accordance with Society policy and procedure.

  • Maintains thorough and accurate records for each resident.

  • Ensures staff is appropriately trained and adequately utilizing the scheduling system.

  • Explains procedures to residents before and during interactions; interacts with residents and maintains resident-centered conversations when residents are present.

  • Reports / assures appropriate action on any physical or emotional problems/concerns from observation or residents’ report (onset of shortness of breath, increased agitation, new behaviors, pain, etc.).

  • Assures families are notified of resident condition changes, etc. Ensures adherence to antibiotic stewardship plan.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

  • Supervisory experience is preferred.

  • Registered nurse licensure for state of practice is required.

  • Ability to communicate and comprehend.

  • Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//


Req ID: req52133