Good Samaritan Society - Betty Dare
Job Description

Job Title:

Director of Nursing


Salary: 75,000.00 - 85,000.00


Sign on Bonus: $7,500.00 (Dispersed within a 2 year time-frame)

Job Summary
As a Director of Nursing with the Good Samaritan Society, you play a crucial role in leading care for our residents. You have excellent clinical skills, are a great leader, and are able to manage multiple resident and employee needs simultaneously.

What's in it for you: You will work in a faith-based organization with daily devotions and prayer before meetings. And you'll be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team. Just ask our employees - it's what they love most about their role at the Society. That, and our opportunities for advancement.

Benefits:  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:

You're a good fit if: You bring a smile to work every day, are a team player and can set expectations and drive accountability.

What you'll do: For residents, you'll promote a positive living experience that is created with their life goals in mind and you will work with the medical team that the resident has chosen to provide the best clinical care possible. You will audit and monitor resident care each day. You'll audit administration of medication, monitor the maintenance of health records and oversee the care plan process. You will work with the nursing staff to be clinically competent and to grow in their ability to provide quality care to the residents in your location. You'll also work with the resident's responsible party to understand daily care and medication needs. Your role may include direct patient care at times, potentially helping residents with all necessary personal care. You and the Health Information Manager in your center will be the lead support for the electronic medical record and you will oversee and monitor all clinical priorities in your center such as the safe resident handling program and the nursing budget. You will manage staff effectively to ensure appropriate employee levels, resident care and admissions. Assures restraints or seclusion use conforms to Society policy.  Immediately reports any concerns related to resident rights and resident abuse or neglect in accordance with Society policy and procedure.  Assures physicians are notified of change in condition/request and orders are processed on a timely basis.  Maintains thorough and accurate records for each resident.  Participates in location care conferences, special events and task forces.  Reports/assures appropriate action on any physical or emotional problems/concerns from observation or resident’s report (onset of shortnesss of breath, increased agitation, new behaviors, pain, etc.).   You will work as a team with all of the other departments to maintain relationships, and meet all team and staff objectives as assigned.

You're qualified for this position if: You meet all qualifications outlined below.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Two year minimum experience in long term care/Rehab Skilled Nursing home.
  • Supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Registered nurse licensure for state of practice 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.

Throughout our organization, we aim to fulfill the most basic of human needs: to feel loved, valued and at peace. Join us by applying today.


This job is available at:

Good Samaritan Society – Betty Dare       

3101 N. Florida Ave.

Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

575-434-0033 ext. 21957


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