Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

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Assists the Director of Nursing (DoN) in providing, planning, coordinating or managing nursing care, nursing services and health education to residents and patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in ensuring nursing staff is providing quality and appropriate resident / patient care that meets or exceeds company and regulatory standards.
  • May assist with recruiting, hiring, providing orientation/training, and retaining a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out the responsibilities of nursing services. Ensures employee performance meets or exceeds expectations and periodic performance appraisals are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Assists with scheduling and performing rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
  • Assists in maintaining administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the proper charting and documentation of care and of medications and treatments.
  • May be responsible for quality assurance, infection control, and the development of staff as determined by the Director of Nursing.
  • Helps develop and implement the written staffing plan and nursing schedule that reflects the needs of the resident population.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Adheres to scope of practice limitations based on qualifications.
  • May occasionally be required to perform patient care duties.
  • In the absence of the Director of Nursing, the duties and responsibilities of the DoN may be delegated to this position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse with experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing.
  • Management or supervisor experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer.

Benefits at a glance: In return for your exceptional service, we're committed to our employees and making a great place to work even better.

  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Accident, and Life Insurance
  • Post-Employment College Program
  • Critical Care with Cancer Coverage
  • 401(k)
  • CEU Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employee Referral Program