Problems/Issues encountered as an director of nursing - page 2

I am interested in a career involving administration in long term care. And, I wanted to hear first hand some of the biggest issues or problems that administrators have faced recently or over the... Read More

  1. by   SuzieVN
    The DON is the first to get canned by corporate. You will have zero autonomy, even as a NHA- don't believe anything otherwise. You do what they say, and you get canned. If you don't you will get canned. If your survey blows, canned. If it's impeccable- you'll get for another reason. Good luck. Oh- and keep your calculator in hand- if you go 'off' the grid for staffing numbers on any shift? Yes- CANNED.
  2. by   SuzieVN
    Questin: I know a LOT of DONs that have been canned 3,4 5 times in a year. What do they say on their resumes. "Wasn't a good fit"? Curious, really.