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Prestige Healthcare Director of Nursing in Kalamazoo, Michigan

MediLodge is looking to attract the top tier of nursing leadership in the Kalamazoo market. We understand finding a Director of Nursing in this market is competitive. As a result we put together a package that supports our drive to build the best nursing team. Director of Nurses package to include; commitment to cover up to $500/month toward your personal car expenses, have more time at home with your family knowing we will contribute up to $200/month for house cleaning services, $150/month cellular service reimbursement, in addition to a competitive salary, bonus potential and great benefits. Our organization grows our leaders quickly from within. Experienced and aspiring applicants welcome to apply.

Want more than just a job, looking for a career?

MediLodge wants you! We are currently hiring for a Director of Nursing!

MediLodge is a skilled nursing group that is looking for the best, most compassionate employees to join our team.

A career with MediLodge is a rewarding one where you can see the impact on residents and their family members.

We promote “growing our own” and are very involved in our employees development, helping them to achieve their goals!

MediLodge offers Top Notch Benefit Packages to our Employees!

Competitive Wages Tuition Reimbursement Student Loan Repayment Program Opportunities for Advancement Company Paid Life Insurance Paid Sick Vacation Time Company 401k Program Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Aflac and Colonial Ancillary Insurance Products


  • Three years experience as a Director of Nursing or equivalent supervisory experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Rounds on unit at least once daily

  • Performs general management functions such as hiring, disciplining and evaluating employees.

  • Interview and hire new staff .

  • Plans and facilitates meetings and committees to address resident care issues.

  • Review time sheets for accuracy before payroll.

  • Manages the entire facility with the goal of achieving and maintaining the highest quality of care possible.

  • Develops and manages systems to assure clinical competencies.

  • Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating programs that promote the recruitment, retention, development and continuing education of nursing staff members.

  • Identification of training needs.

  • Initiates studies to evaluate effectiveness of nursing services in relation to their objectives and costs.

  • Develops and manages nurse – on call system.

  • Develops the department budget for approval, monitors expenses and stays within budget.

  • Investigate and resolve residents/family/employee concerns.

  • Ensures that annual competency evaluations and performance reviews are completed in the appropriate time frame.

  • Participating in Employee Recognition Program.

  • Pro-actively addresses survey and/or standards of care issues.

  • Develop and manage staffing scheduler system.

  • Plans and guides the professional development of nursing staff.

  • Ensures that adequate nursing staff are available based on facility/census requirements.

  • Collect data to compile reports in a timely manner, and to meet deadlines.

  • Participates in facility “Performance Improvement Program.”

  • Assures that all clinical protocols and nursing policies and procedures are followed.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

  • Assure Pharmacy, dietary, physician consults are followed in timely manner.

  • Assumes complete responsibilities for the Center: