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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Company: Presbyterian Senior Living
Location: Waynesboro
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) assists with the organization, supervision and administration of the total nursing service program. Primary responsibility for components of the nursing service program may be assigned by the Director of Nursing.
Qualifications :
Active Registered Nurse licensure required in state of hired location
High school diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Active or ability to obtain Wound Certification and Infection Preventionist Certification required
One year experience working in Geriatric, Long Term Care or Rehab setting required
One year supervisory experience required
Ability to lead and instruct staff
Excellent communication skills
Computer skills
Responsibilities and Expectations :
Responsible to perform accurate and timely resident assessment/re-assessments per policy and regulatory standards.
Teach the Medication Administration Course and the Review Course to unlicensed personnel.
Act as main contact for residents and families, assure that professional partnerships are cultivated between residents, family members and staff.
Assist with maintenance of nursing policies, procedures, objectives and standards of practice.
Review and make recommendations related to recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, supervision and corrective action for nursing staff; responsible for appropriate documentation related to these tasks.
Evaluate job performance of professional staff and review peer evaluations for assigned staff.
Provide input and direction to the nursing Quality Assurance Program.
Conduct regular staff meetings for all shifts.
Assist with medical record supervision.
Monitor resident census reports.
Assist with licensure and certification tracking.
Maintain budgetary control of supply inventory, cost containment and staffing.
Promote and support culture of patient centered care and service.
Collaborate with Director of Nursing regarding resident concerns or changes in condition.
Presbyterian Senior Living is a large non-profit organization comprised of a variety of locations, services and levels of care. Our organization is dedicated to our mission to provide compassionate, vibrant and supportive communities and services to promote wholeness of body, mind and spirit.

Keywords: Presbyterian Senior Living, Germantown , Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), Executive , Waynesboro, Maryland

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