October 27, 2021

A Partnership of Yakima Valley Memorial and Comprehensive Healthcare, Garden Village is a skilled nursing facility, providing the highest level of comfort-driven, quality care to those with complex and long-term medical and psychiatric needs.

We are currently looking for a caring, dedicated Director of Nursing Services to fill an opening in our skilled nursing facility.
Director of Nursing Services is responsible for the overall operation of the nursing department.

Candidates for this position should be looking for a challenging, fun and energetic environment. They should be able to think critically on their feet and prioritize resident safety and care needs.

•Attend and contribute to Leadership and daily stand up meetings
•Ensures the 24-hour staffing pattern meets the nursing needs of residents. Provides 24-hour accountability by assigning designated resources (ADNS, Education/Compliance Director, Infection Preventionist, Case Managers, RN’s and/or LPN’s)
•Train supervise and complete annual reviews for some nursing staff
• Ensures nursing care follows the nursing policies and procedures, acceptable Standards of Care, Standard of Practice and WAC’s
•Monitors department to stay within the budget
•Assists in providing Health Care services as necessary
•Oversees resident care. Monitors for quality and resident satisfaction
•Advises family members, administration, and other appropriate parties of significant changes in health of residents
•Assists in the coordination of resident inter-facility transfers and hospitalizations
•Communicates with medical director concerning resident-care problems, health trends of individual residents and other medically related matters, and implements recommendations to ensure maintenance of residents’ health
•Oversees preparation for annual state survey
•Investigates incidents and reports to the administrator and DSHS as needed and prepares plan of correction
•Oversees care plan process, assures proper charting according to federal and state regulations
•Participates in the resident review process. Attends resident care conferences as needed
•Coordinates services of consultant providers including therapists, hospice, pharmacist, dentist, etc.
•Ensures policies and procedures are updated and communicated to nursing staff
•Collaborates annually with staff and peers reviewing nursing home goals and objectives
•Approves timecards for each employee assigned to DNS
•Serves on appropriate Garden Village committees
•Performs other duties as assigned

Communicates in a professional, courteous, accurate, and timely manner with: residents, family, significant others, physicians, visitors, volunteers, health care team members, and other staff members.
NOTE: Per Governor Inslees’ Proclamation 21-14 health care employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

Garden Village provides a competitive compensation package as well as a rewarding work environment.

You will feel a sense of satisfaction in providing our residents with quality care, in a respectful and compassionate environment.

•Health Insurance
•Dental Insurance
•Vision Insurance
•401 (k) 2% match
•Life Insurance
•Disability Insurance
•Paid Time Off
•Referral program
•LTC Insurance
•Ongoing training (CEU’s)



The successful candidate for this position will be a committed professional who has the following qualifications:
•Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
•Minimum of five years’ experience and two years recent experience in geriatrics and/or behavioral health care
•Must have successful previous management experience, and must be able to perform a vital leadership role in directing the delivery of health care services for residents
•Must be willing to work as a member of a team with other departments, staff, residents, families, government agencies, and other professionals and outside organizations.
•Must have proven leadership and administrative skills with a professional demeanor, speaking and writing abilities

Company Info

Company Name
Garden Village

Contact Name
Serena Marquez


(509) 453-4854

(509) 225-7882


206 S 10th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902