Sparta, WI

Director of Nursing(DON-LTC/Skilled Care)

Title: Director of Nursing LTC/Skilled Care (Interim and Permanent)

Location: Sparta, WI

Are you seeking employment with a company that prioritizes patient care?
Would you appreciate the opportunity to work in a charming, historical town surrounded by the picturesque landscapes of Wisconsin?
If so, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.


In this role, you will assume responsibility for the overall management of the Nursing Department and collaborate with other disciplines to ensure the delivery of quality care to all residents.
You will support and implement the philosophy, policies, and objectives of our organization.
By coordinating facility committees and utilizing our quality assurance program, you will monitor the outcomes of nursing services activity to ensure the implementation of efficient and effective nursing interventions.
Your primary goal will be to maintain the highest standard of quality care at all times, exercising independent judgment and discretion to enforce regulations and policy.


  • Registered Nurse (RN) with current state licensure; preference for BSN.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of successful management experience in a long-term care setting, evident from maintaining exceptional federal survey results without sub-standard care or immediate jeopardy violations.
  • Demonstrated success in addressing follow-up surveys and minimizing nursing staff turnover.
  • Thorough understanding of nursing home regulations, the Nurse Practice Act, MDS procedures, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement guidelines, and the standards of practice for preventing weight loss, pressure wounds, unnecessary pain, and falls.
  • Authentic care for and genuine interest in elderly and physically/mentally challenged individuals; ability to foster positive relationships with residents, families, employees, and the community at large.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to fulfill the essential functions of the job, with or without accommodations.

Additional Info:

This leading provider of short-term post-acute rehabilitation and long-term nursing care is currently operating multiple skilled nursing centers across Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Wisconsin, providing approximately 4,000 beds in total.
The facility in Sparta boasts around 80 beds and specializes in short-term rehabilitation, respite care, and long-term assistance.
The company offers a competitive salary ranging from $110K to $120K (or more based on experience), along with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid time off (PTO), and tuition assistance.

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