Interim Director of Nursing • The Gypsy Nurse

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Interim Director of Nursing

Chesterfield, MO 63017
Starts: April 4, 2024

Interim Director of Nursing (DON) – Skilled Nursing Facility 


Total Gross Pay Weekly: $2,000 – $2400 

*The above pay package is an estimate, please contact our team to put together your personalized pay package, as a variety of factors can influence your total pay.* 
Are you a passionate Director of Nursing looking to join a leadership team that operates with integrity? Would you like to join an organization that utilizes strengths and promotes from within? If you answered “yes” to these questions, please read on. We may have the perfect opportunity for you. 
The DON is responsible for oversight of the daily clinical and administrative operations of the nursing department to assure that each resident receives the highest quality of care so that they will achieve the maximum level of function in accordance with their comprehensive plan of care. 
When you join the LeaderStat team, you’ll be connected with a dedicated specialist before and during your assignment. They will work with you to coordinate onboarding, book and pay for travel arrangements, and assist with any questions along the way.  

Job Duties 

  • Plans, organizes, and directs overall clinical operations to provide comprehensive care for residents in accordance with current federal, state, and local guidelines 

  • Develops and implements nursing service objectives, policies, and procedures to maintain quality care and compliance 

  • Ensure adequate staffing levels across all shifts 

  • Oversee and evaluate nursing personnel 

  • Ensure compliance in all areas, including in documentation and resident care plans 


  • At least two years of experience as a DON in a long-term care setting 

  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state assigned or in an eligible Nurse Compact State 

  • Demonstrated competencies in health care management and operations, quality management, staff development, resident and family support systems, and community outreach 

  • Possess empathy and passion for serving others 

  • Serve as a leader and a trusted resource to other healthcare team members 

  • Strong computer literacy and competency skills 

  • Up-to-date clinical compliance 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR via American Heart Association (AHA) 

  • Two-step TB test 

  • Physical exam within the last 12 months 




  • Weekly Pay & Direct Deposit 

  • W2 Employee Status 

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 

  • Licensure Reimbursement 

  • Referral Bonuses 

  • Dedicated Support Team 

Referral Bonuses: If you have a friend or family member who would be interested in joining LeaderStat, you could earn some cash! Referral bonuses up to $500 are available, upon completion of assignment. We welcome your confidential expressions of personal interest and nominations of qualified colleagues:  
What Happens Next? 
Once we receive your application (please include a PDF of your resume, too!), we’ll create your LeaderStat candidate profile and send it to our DON recruiting team for review. If you’re a good fit for this assignment, a recruiter will reach out to you via call or text to discuss next steps. 
Still have questions about this role? Check out our DON FAQ page
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