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ADON - Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Glendale Post Acute Center
Location: Glendale
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe purpose of your job position is to supervise, and direct the overall operation of the nursing department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility, and as directed by the Director of Nursing and Administrator.The Assistant Director of Nursing will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering each resident's room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families, visitors and all staff. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will communicate clearly, diplomatically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency personnel. They will make sound independent decisions. They will set an example of working collaboratively between multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMonitoring scheduling and staffing to ensuring daily PPD requirements are metProviding assistance to nursing staff when needed (including admissions, med pass and wound care)Maintaining and updating the policies and procedures that govern the daily functions of the nursing departmentWorking with MDS Coordinator in scheduling care plan meetings and reviewing resident recordsReviewing residents discharge plansMaking rounds as neededAssisting in surveys (inspections); and following up with corrective measuresReporting occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals asrequired by state and federal lawAbiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwordsKeeping abreast of new state and federal regulations as they pertain to skilled nursingAttending meetings and serving on committee'sComplying with annual facility in-service training programsEvery effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.REQUIREMENTSEducation / LicensureNursing Degree from accredited school or collegeValid RN license in good standingValid CPR and BLS cardQualifications / ExperienceMinimum of 1 year as director of nursing/supervisor for a skilled nursing facilityMust be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English languageProficiency with PCC a plusWorking ConditionsMay encounter frequent interruptionsMay be involved with residents, family and government agenciesMay be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at timesIs subject to call"-- - -back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post"-- - -disaster, etc.)May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminantsMay be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B virusesMay be exposed to or handle hazardous chemicalsPhysical RequirementsMust be able to move intermittently throughout the dayWorking throughout the nursing areasMust be able to lift up to 25 pounds, lifting more weight up to 100 pounds requires assistanceAbility to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels#cambridgehs

Keywords: Glendale Post Acute Center, Glendale , ADON - Assistant Director of Nursing, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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