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Director of Clinical Services-Sherbrooke Village in St. Louis, MO at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

Ascension Living provides holistic, person-centered care and support rooted in our Catholic beliefs to meet the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the seniors we serve.

Our person-centered care philosophy respects and values the uniqueness of each individual. The voices of each resident and program participant and those working with them are considered and respected. We foster an environment honoring individual preferences, choices and traditions by nurturing relationships between the seniors we serve and our associates, their care providers and the community. The person-centered care philosophy is based on select core ideas and is woven into every aspect of living and working in our ministries.

Position Summary

 Manages, coordinates, directs, and maintains an efficient, productive, and organized clinical structure.  Shall have administrative authority over and responsibility for the functions and activities of the nursing department.  Responsible for maintaining ministry compliance based upon regulations governing the ministry.  Responsible for developing and adhering to departmental budgets within ministry guidelines.  Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.



  • Works cooperatively and efficiently with Community CEO/Administrator, consultants, and ministry staff in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating all clinical services.
  • Assumes responsibility for forecasting, planning, developing, organizing, implementing, directing and evaluating all clinical services and programs.
  • Assumes responsibility, administrative authority, and accountability for the supervision of nursing care provided to those we serve.
  • Manages and monitors the department’s activities by effectively communicating policies, expected outcomes, efficient work routines, and work procedures to the nursing staff.
  • Develops and maintains clinical budgets within ministry guidelines.
  • Responsible for collaboratively developing, implementing and evaluating quality of care standards.
  • Assumes responsibility, administrative authority and accountability for the Quality Assurance program within the ministry.
  • Develops and maintains clinical policies and procedures within system guidelines.
  • Monitors admissions, discharges, and transfers to assure appropriate care and compliance with State and/or Federal regulations.
  • Assumes responsibility for enhancing professional knowledge and skills through participation in educational programs and seminars.
  • Assumes administrative authority for the ministry in the absence of the CEO/Administrator.
  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested 

Management Responsibilities


  • Directly supervises or oversees the supervision of clinical staff, ensuring compliance with VCV policies and procedures.
  • Ensures staffing guidelines and make nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident population.
  • Works with Human Resources Department to recruit, interview, select, orient, and maintain a skilled clinical team.
  • Coaches, develops and evaluates a dedicated, high performing clinical staff.
  • Oversees supervision of clinical staff compliance with infection control, personal protection equipment, and blood borne pathogens, hazardous material handling and fire safety.
Ensures HIPAA compliance with resident and employee information

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • LPN required for skilled nursing.
  • Three years nursing management experience in senior care preferred.
  • Experience with current and emerging delivery systems with capability of implementing changes as needed.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


  • Must have a valid license as a LPN in the state in which employed required. 
  • CPR Certification preferred.



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