Director of Nursing - Skilled Nursing

Steamboat Springs, CO

Our community is thriving! We are expanding and looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team. If you share our passion for serving older adults and are seeking a vibrant, inter-generational workplace focused on wellness and purposeful living, we invite you to apply today.

Casey’s Pond is a Great Place to Work certified community! We aim to provide a consistently positive work experience and work to inspire every individual to achieve their full potential.

We offer flexible year-round positions with insurance benefits, retirement plan, clinical differentials, merchant ski passes, tuition reimbursement, and more!

We are seeking a dynamic and talented Director of Nursing for our Doak Walker House Community.  The Doak Walker House is an inviting setting for short and long-term as well as skilled nursing Medicare-certified rehabilitation services, featuring 42 private and 12 shared suites in three residential-style neighborhoods.

Job Summary

Responsible for the overall clinical oversight of the 66-bed skilled nursing area called the Doak Walker House.  In conjunction with the interdisciplinary team, the Director of Nursing is responsible for the medical, social, and emotional needs of skilled nursing residents and overseeing programs and staffing in order to meet those needs.  Directs, plans and coordinates service activities of professional nursing and ancillary nursing personnel in providing resident care. Interprets policy and regulations to all nursing personnel and ensures compliance. Analyzes and evaluates nursing and related services to ensure quality of resident care.

Essential Functions

  • Is responsible for having a thorough understanding of federal and state laws and regulations (and interpretation). Must be able to incorporate and implement them into nursing policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Ensures that the nursing department staff remains current in the provision of senior care services, utilizing any and all necessary resources in the area of education/staff development.
  • Attends and participates in pertinent facility and organizational committee meetings. Chairs committees as assigned or ensures that an appropriate designee chairs as necessary.
  • Counsels with appropriate individuals as necessary and appropriate.
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, developing, supervising, evaluating, counseling, and disciplining employees within the department. Establishes and ensures that staffing levels and scheduling patterns are adequate and appropriate.
  • Monitors and reports and responds to incidents and accidents as appropriate. Communicates with appropriate parties as required.
  • Assist with the development of the annual nursing budget and monitors expenses throughout the year.
  • Responsible for the assessment process for prospective new residents and in house transfers.
  • Ensures availability of adequate and appropriate supplies and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience  

  • Registered Nurse License, in good standing in the state of Colorado.
  • Advanced education and/or training preferred.
  • 3-years experience in a Long Term Care facility.
  • 3-years experience in Long Term Care Nursing management.
  • Must be knowledgeable of skilled nursing facility operation state and federal laws and regulations preferred.
  • Must have computer word processing and database experience.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills


  • CO RN
  • CPR certification required

The rate listed is just one component of our total compensation packagefor employees. Additional benefits may include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off (PTO), life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan,paid holidays and shift incentives.