QNS Recruiting

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/20/2021 11:18 AM)
Job ID
2021-7487
Location
US-PA-Altoona
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
License
Experience Needed
3-5 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING (ADON) -

RN (REGISTERED NURSE) CLINICAL COORDINATOR / INFECTION CONTROL 

 

Full Time - Altoona

 

Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. This fast-growing center seeks a knowledgeable ADON - Assistant Director of Nursing - RN (Registered Nurse) Clinical Coordinator / Infection Control to join its ranks. This fast-paced role requires a compassionate, strategic critical thinker with strong nursing and managerial experience, as well as a desire to provide meaningful service to patients and families.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) RN (Registered Nurse) Clinical Coordinator / Infection Control include but are not limited to:

  • Directs, guides, teaches and develops RN Supervisors, LPNs, Nurse Aides and Unit Clerks, to ensure quality of care. Evaluates their performances. Administers disciplinary action in fair, equitable manner as needed.
  • Monitors staffing patterns and nursing care hours. Takes or recommends corrective action as necessary.
  • Supervises Staffing Coordinator and performs duties during period of absence.
  • Participates in the interviewing and selection of nursing staff.
  • Directs, monitors and controls nursing activities related to direct patient care of geriatric residents and residents of various ages.
  • Plans and coordinates in-service educational programs in accordance with applicable regulations.
  • Participates in the performance evaluation process by providing attendance records and observation of nursing assistants and performances.
  • Responsible for implementing, monitoring and evaluating the infection control program.
  • Conducts surveillance, gathers data, prepares reports and notifies Director of Nursing of significant findings concerning residents and employees.  Initiates corrective actions as required.
  • Schedules and chairs Infection Control Committee meetings.
  • Reviews monthly reports of resident infection incidents with Medical Director and Director of Nursing to determine trends, etc.
  • Charts incident occurrences on monthly infection report form and graph same.  Gathers and reviews surveillance data to identify.
  • Initiates and coordinates annual review of Infection Control and Exposure Control Plan Manuals.

Qualifications

All applicants must be have a current, state-approved RN license, plus at least one year of experience in nursing. A strong working knowledge of nursing principles, an understanding of long-term care regulations, and experience with Medicare/medical assistance is preferred. EOE.

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