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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2021 9:50 AM)
Job ID
2021-7934
Location
US-PA-Monroeville
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
3-5 years
Salary Info
Based on Experience.
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

Woodhaven Care Center now seeking Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)!

 

Full Time - Monroeville, Pa

 

Nestled in the woods near Forbes Regional Hospital, Woodhaven Care Center is one of Monroeville's best kept secrets. A rural setting in an urban location, the Center is just five minutes from Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 6 for easy access from any region around Pittsburgh.

Woodhaven is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center with an 18-bed Specialty Care Unit offering a new web-based Wound Care Program.

 

Quality nursing and professional medical care is at the center of this approach, and the ADON 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 include:

  • Directing, guiding and teaching RN supervisors, LPNs, nurse aides and unit clerks, ensuring consistent, cohesive quality of care
  • Schedules and chairs the Infection Control Committee.
  • Responsible for implementing, monitoring and evaluating the infection control program.
  • Assumes authority to institute infection control measures in emergency situations.
  • Reviews monthly reports of resident infection incidents with Medical Director and Director of Nursing to determine trends, outbreaks, etc.
  • Administers and monitors Mantoux, Hepatitis B, Influenza shot testing.
  • Maintains records of vaccines administered to employees and residents.
  • Maintains membership and attends meeting of area APIC organization and other organizations related to Infection Control Practice. Attends continuing education programs.
  • Initiates and coordinates annual review of Infection Control and Exposure Control plan manuals, and employee health guidelines.
  • 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
  • Functioning as the primary instructor for nursing assistant classes, including documenting performance and participation
  • Monitoring staff patterns and nursing care hours to ensure proper coverage at all times
  • Supervising staffing coordinator, and performing these duties during any period of absence
  • 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 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.

 

EOE

 

 

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