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Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Vero Beach Care Centers
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Seeking an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING (ADON) for our new unit!!!New Wage Scale and Daily Pay Option Available!$8000 SIGN ON BONUSThe Assistant Director of Nursing or ADON supports the Director of Nursing in executing the goals and objectives of the nursing department in regard to patient/resident rights, patient/resident care and reflects the mission statement of the facility. Serves as a role model to nursing staff while facilitating outcomes-based care delivery, cost management, and enhanced customer satisfaction within the context of an interdisciplinary framework. The ADON provides leadership and direction for the nursing staff while being responsible for the overall management of the Nursing Department. Ensures nursing staff's compliance with all facility and nursing policies and procedures as well as compliance with regulatory requirements. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The ADON interprets and executes administrative, nursing and resident/patient care policies
  • Ensures compliance with government and accrediting agency standards and regulations pertaining to Nursing
  • Directs systems and programs within the department designed to meet regulatory standards
  • Assesses, coordinates, plans and implements the systems required to deliver a high standard of care to patients/residents
  • Defines, establishes, implements and maintains the standards of care to be delivered Develop the policies and procedures required to meet the standards of care
  • Ensures that all nursing personnel comply with the written policies and procedures established by the department and the facility
  • Meets with staff regularly in planning the clinical services, programs and activities of the department and to identify and correct problem areas and improve services
  • Makes reports and recommendations to the Administration concerning the activities of the department
  • Establishes an interdisciplinary framework within which nursing services can be coordinated to ensure that residents' needs will be met
  • Reviews all incident and accident reports before submitting to Director of Nursing, Administration and the Medical Director Plan and maintain a Master Staffing Plan
  • Establishes and maintains qualifications and functions for each nursing position Collaborate with other departments and disciplines in meeting the residents' needs
  • Recommends standard supply levels and equipment purchases to the Administrator
  • Actively participates in committees such as QA/PI, Infection Control, Safety, Ethics, Leadership and others
  • Investigates reports of resident abuse and reports findings to Administration and DOH when appropriate
  • Participates in pre-admission screening process for all resident referrals
  • Oversees CMI data collection and submission to DOH
  • Participates in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies
  • May make determination of death when necessary
  • Participates in QA/PI Programs by providing for the collection and analysis of data for the continuous quality improvement program
  • Oversees performance improvement activities as outcome measurements necessitate
  • Identifies areas for improvement in the systems of care delivery
  • Ensures the nursing units are adequately supplied with medical, nursing, linen, and stationary supplies in order to perform nursing tasks and patient/resident care
  • Ensures residents' safety in accordance with resident safety program
  • Participates in and adhere to employee health, safety, security, and corporate compliance programs
  • Participates in mandatory in-service and job training programs
  • Responsible for New Hire Training of required mandatories; Works directly with Department Heads to assure that department specific requirements are conducted for new hires.
  • Ensures that annual mandatories are conducted for all staff. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
    • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state employed
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Health Administration is preferred
    • Comprehensive knowledge of OBRA, Joint Commission and State Rules and Regulations
    • Must be CPR/BLS certified
    • Computer and word processing skills required
    • 2+ years' of clinical nursing experience in acute care setting
    • 2+ years' experience in sub-acute and geriatrics setting preferred
    • 4+ -years' experience in nursing administration
    • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language, knowledge of other languages helpful
    • The ability to deal effectively and professionally with emotional patient/residents, visitors or family members
    • The ability to relate to geriatric, informed and sub-acute population SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • This position assists the Director of Nursing in managing all employees of the Nursing department.
      • This job operates in a health care setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the care center
      • Incumbent may be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients and specimens in working environment
      • Incumbent may be required to work extended periods of time at a video display terminal
      • Incumbent may experience traumatic situations, including psychiatric, and deceased patients

Keywords: Vero Beach Care Centers, Palm Bay , Assistant Director of Nursing, Executive , Vero Beach, Florida

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