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Assistant Director of Nursing - LTC

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/29/2020 9:00 AM)
Job ID
2020-6860
Location
US-PA-Ebensburg
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
Less than 1 year
Salary Info
Based on Experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
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Overview

ADON - (Assistant Director Of Nursing)

 

For high-level management role at Cambria Care Center in Ebensburg, PA – Full-Time

 

Cambria Care Center is a 301-bed Skilled Nursing Center offering both skilled and intermediate care. Quality nursing and professional medical care is at the center of Cambria Care Center's approach, and the  ADON (Assistant Director of Nursing) will be responsible for much of the training, teaching and overall development of nursing personnel. This role requires strong nursing skills, practical training and proven leadership abilities, plus strong interpersonal and communication abilities, patience, compassion and a desire to help others.

 

Responsibilities

Day-to-day responsibilities of the ADON (Assistant Director of Nursing) include:

  • Directing, guiding and teaching RN supervisors, LPNs, nurse aides and unit clerks, ensuring consistent, cohesive quality of care
  • Evaluating nursing staff performance and providing structured appraisals to improve and enhance service
  • Coordinating resident rounds to assess residents’ skin conditions and work with the Director of Nursing to develop comprehensive, individualized follow up
  • Aiding in the interview, hiring and training process for all new nursing staff, including presenting at the new employee general orientation
  • Monitoring staff patterns and nursing care hours to ensure proper coverage at all times
  • Planning and coordinating in-service education programs, in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Developing a full-year schedule of planned education programs, geared primarily towards geriatric residents

Identifying and evaluating special nursing problems and emergency situations quickly and in accordance with residents’ advance directives; initiating life saving measures in the absence of a physician, as appropriate

Qualifications

Additionally, the ADON (Assistant Director of Nursing) will assume all responsibilities for the Director of Nursing during periods of absence and, as such, a strong managerial and organizational background is critical. Candidates must have a current Pennsylvania RN license or temporary practice permit, plus at least one year of experience in an extended care facility, specific to geriatric and/or rehabilitative nursing services.

 

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