Mentoring/Coaching: Director of Nursing Services

A Director of Nursing Services (DNS) is a registered nurse who supervises the care of all the patients at a Skilled Nursing Facility. The Director of Nursing services requires specialized training beyond the training of a staff nurse with responsibly for the day-to-day management of Nursing operations.

Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) will provide a standardized or customized mentoring and training program for the Director of Nursing based on the specific needs of the organization and individual. Our mentoring programs combine leadership guidance with education so provider staff has the tools to succeed in their role.

How can Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) help?

Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) mentoring for Directors of Nursing includes but is not limited to: 

  • Keys to Success
  • The State Operations Manual
  • The Survey Process
  • Quality Measures
  • Understanding the MDS and PPS
  • Key Policies and Procedures
    • Role in Accident/Incident
      • Reportable incidents
    • Abuse and Neglect
    • Dignity and Resident Rights
    • Infection Control
    • MDS completion
    • Comprehensive Care Plan
    • Pressure Ulcer care and prevention
    • Infection Control
    • Nursing staff accountability – all areas from A – Z.
    • Proficiency Checks
    • Staff evaluations to determine nursing staff competency level
    • Staff Performance Review; Disciplinary Action Process.
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