Director of Nursing (DON)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512614-568911
    • Job Location: Spartanburg, SC
      United States
    • Job Level: Management
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 29, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Do you desire to work for a company where its team members have rated it “A Great Place to Work” and where you can make a difference in a senior’s life?  Then check out this opportunity! 

Summit Hills cares about the individuals who serve our members and is seeking qualified individuals who truly desire to work in a team environment helping others. 

Spartanburg's premier Retirement Community is now accepting applications for a Director of Nursing (DON) to establish and implement standards of resident care throughout the healthcare system on a 24-hour basis. Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse required.

We offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Superior Benefits
  • The most flexible and generous PTO program in the industry - Use your PTO as Cash!
  • Career Growth Opportunities

Experience and Skills:

A. Education

- High school diploma or GED required.

- Four year college or university degree desired.

- Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse.

- Certification in CPR, AED and First Aide

- MDS 3.0 experience desired.


B. Direct Previous Experience

- Administrative and management experience required.

- Two years' experience in a similar healthcare position required.

- Five years of long term care experience desired.

- Working knowledge of prescription drugs, therapy practices and bio-psycho-social sciences.

- Remain in good standing with all standards of the Nurse Practice Act.


C. Skills:

- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) plus the willingness to learn other computer programs if required.

- Ability to work with minimal supervision.

- Must conduct all business with a professional manner and with a high level of confidentiality.

- Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record as specified by the Company and by the Company’s automobile insurance carrier.


D. Abilities:

- Work indoors for the majority of the work day (fluorescent lights, HVAC system, carpeted/vinyl flooring).

- Climb up to 2-3 flights of stairs occasionally.

- Lift objects of 25 pounds or less over the head.

- Move objects of 40 pounds or less.

- Ability to work in time-sensitive or stressful situations.

- Sit in a chair / stand for extended periods.

- Respond to medical emergencies in all areas of the campus.

- Assist with resident evacuations.


We offer 26 days of PTO your first year + PTO Payout Program. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance & 401k with match.