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Sunrise Senior Living Director of Nursing Services (Skilled Nursing) in Edison, New Jersey

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"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

- Sunrise Leader

At Sunrise, our Director of Nursing Services is responsible for directing a team of nurses in sustaining the health and well-being of the residents within the Sunrise community.



  • Ensuring quality assurance and regulatory compliance while promoting the highest degree of quality care and service

  • Overseeing coordination of residents’ health and wellness needs, ancillary services, medication program management and completion of assessments and individual service plans

  • Having responsibility for recruiting, hiring and training clinical team members and for their performance management, evaluation and engagement


  • Passion for working with Seniors

  • Graduate of approved college or school of nursing with a state license as a professional Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Maintains a current state license as a Registered Nurse per state regulations

  • Two years RN experience including at least one year of experience in home health, assisted living or a long-term care environment

  • Minimum of one year nurse management experience, including hiring, coaching, performance management scheduling and daily operations supervision

  • Knowledge of applied nursing practices, techniques, and methods in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations

  • Ability to identify on-going needs and services of residents through the assessment, Individualized Service Plan (ISP), process

  • Outstanding assessment, medication administration, and follow-up skills

  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities, organize efficiently, and manage time effectively

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to guide team members in providing quality clinical care

  • Demonstrate judgment, problem-solving, and decision making skills

  • Computer proficient with electronic medical records, Microsoft Office suite and the ability to learn new applications

  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and flexible hours as needed for resident care/services, including 24/7 on call responsibility

Sunrise maintains a safe and drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a background check and drug test.

Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position. Some leadership roles are eligible to receive annual bonuses. All team members have the potential to receive spot bonuses and other incentive awards.


Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work ®

Location : Name Brighton Gardens of Edison NJ

Type Full-Time

Location : Address 1801 Oak Tree Road

Location : City Edison

Location : State/Province (Full Name) New Jersey

Sunrise Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.