Director of Nursing

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Accura HealthCare Cherokee has an opportunity to welcome a Director of Nursing to our team! We’re seeking a skilled and compassionate clinical leader to lead our team of nursing professionals and continue delivering high-quality care to our residents.

If you’re ready to use your clinical expertise, leadership abilities, and passion for people in a skilled nursing community that’s dedicated to making a difference, we would love the opportunity to work with you!


Discretionary PTO

Sign-on bonus available


Accura HealthCare of Cherokee is a campus community featuring a 48-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) and Stonebridge Suites of Cherokee, a 28-unit Assisted Living (AL) located in Cherokee, IA. We embrace a unique, upside-down philosophy that places residents, patients, and direct care employees at the very top of the organizational chart. That includes you!

We take pride in providing quality, person-centered care, in addition to fostering an environment that team members want to be a part of. If you’d desire an organization that creates an environment that allows both our residents and team members to thrive, consider Accura HealthCare and join us in being partners in care, family for life.


. Built on the pillars of trust, integrity, accountability, commitment, and kindness, Accura HealthCare is a leader in the Midwest in providing high-quality care. Our employees play a key role in supporting our purpose, “to care for others,” while advancing our mission “to be partners in care, family for life.”

OUR BRANDS: Accura HealthCare | Stonebridge Suites | Traditions Memory Care

OUR VALUES: Trust. Integrity. Accountability. Commitment. Kindness.

Accura HealthCare is where personal life and work life blend together to bring value and purpose to one’s existence.


The Director of Nursing (DON) plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing department to ensure the highest degree of care in accordance with all laws, regulations, and organization standards. Maintains a physical, social, and psychological environment that promotes the health and well-being of others, proactively anticipating and responding to resident, staff, and community needs. You will guide clinical matters, facilitating and/or providing oversight of training, education, and effective clinical practices.


Hold current Registered Nurse (RN) license with applicable state, without restrictions, and/or ability to obtain a state-specific license.
Supervisory/management experience in Long Term Care (LTC).
Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations.
Strong skills in the following areas: business and financial management, critical thinking and analytics, verbal, and written communication.
Ability to set and achieve relevant and challenging goals for self and team, including continuous coaching, training, and development of a quality nursing team.
Must be capable of performing the Essential Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Account
Employer Paid Life & AD&D
Supplemental Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Accura HealthCare, an Equal Opportunity Employer and leading post-acute healthcare provider based in Iowa, has communities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, and growing!

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