ADON Assistant Director of Nursing
Company: Pleasant Acres Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Pleasant Acres Nursing & Rehabilitation Center - ASSISTANT
DIRECTOR OF NURSING
POSITION DESCRIPTION - -
Assist the Director of Nursing in the management of the nursing
service department with emphasis on the daily operation of the
department and the quality of care provided. - Must possess
leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work
harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
Must be a graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by
the PA State Board of Nurse Examiners.
Must currently be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the PA State
Board of Nurse Examiners.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing, medical practices and
Must be knowledgeable of all legal regulations, guidelines and best
practices that pertain to long-term care.
Must possess leadership, communication and people skills,
supervisory abilities, and the capability to develop staff
- - - - - - - - - Must possess the ability to plan, organize,
develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives,
policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing
quality of care.
- - - - - - - - - Must understand the basics of budgeting and
- - - - - - - - - Must possess the ability to create a
collaborative and efficient workplace with attention to quality
standards and policies.
- - - - - - - - - Must keep abreast of changing standards in
nursing administration through continuing education.
- - - - - - - - - Must possess an aptitude for problem solving.
- - - - - - - - - Employment is contingent on completion of all
required pre-employment screenings including a criminal background
check and Medicaid Exclusion Screening, both indicating negative
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in the formulation of nursing service policies and
Act as a liaison between Nursing Services and other
Make available to the nursing department, the equipment and
supplies needed to deliver quality resident care.
Review and evaluate new admissions and determine any special needs
for the residents.
Coordinate and maintain nursing quality assurance audits and ensure
quality of care standard
Participate in the development, monitoring and correction of
facility wide quality assurance standards. Communicate with the
entire nursing staff regarding quality assurance. Identify areas of
concern in resident nursing care and initiate corrective
Monitor residents' needs and quality of care provided to ensure
complete and thorough assessments.
Attend committee meetings as delegated by the Director of
Act as a resource person for staff members, providing guidance,
direction and assistance as needed.
Assume responsibilities of the Director of Nursing in her
Maintain and enforce all department and facility procedures
inclusive of fire prevention and safety standards.
Complete and submit state reports via ERS.
Verbal reporting of abuse, neglect, and exploitation to appropriate
Initiate and complete investigations that are warranted such as
abuse, grievances, elopements, unusual incidents etc. as delegated
by the DON.
Monitor, report, and educate HIPAA compliance issues to HIPAA
Comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Must be an active participant in the facility's Quality
Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) program and Performance
Improvement Project (PIP) and carry out roles and responsibilities
as assigned. - Must attend trainings for QAPI, follow policies and
procedures in support of QAPI efforts, and support QAPI initiatives
and findings. - Must also report potential or actual non-compliance
issues to the facility's QAPI committee.
Will possibly be subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases,
conditions, etc., including the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by supervisor.
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