-Director of Nursing-$5000 Sign-on Bonus

Franciscan Villa
3601 South Chicago Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Job Type: Full Time


Franciscan Villa is a senior living community that offers three levels of assisted living options, rehabilitative services, skilled nursing care and a Child Day Center for our employees and members of the community.

Our dedicated health care professionals at CHI Franciscan Villa are committed to the patient-centered model and work to maintain a safe and secure environment while providing as many comforts of home as possible.

Franciscan Villa’s mission-driven philosophy of providing a continuum of care is guided by our core values of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence.

The Director of Nursing is responsible for the administration of assigned nursing units, including policy development, organizational planning and the direction of the delivery of geriatric nursing care, as well as the development and monitoring of standards of gerontological nursing practices.  This position also requires promoting public relations, education, and consultation within assigned units.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and improves the overall quality of services in Nursing provided in the assigned nursing units.
  • Maintains effective communication with interdisciplinary team, residents, families, physicians and staff.
  • Performs activities related to nursing care needs of residents as needed.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of facility performance improvement program.
  • In collaboration with the Administrator, operates the assigned nursing units in accordance with established policies and procedures of CHI Living Communities
  • Participates in the collaboration to develop, plan, conduct and schedule in-service training classes that ensure a well-educated nursing service department.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse license in Wisconsin
  • At least five years’ clinical experience related to geriatric nursing.
  • Must have at least five years’ management experience.
  • Currently certified in CPR
  • Experience working in long-term care facility with MDS/RAP summaries and care planning and a working knowledge of Total Quality Improvement process preferred.

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