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Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Highlands Lake Center
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING (ADON) - Full Time!!! -DAILY PAY OPTION AVAILABLE -Supports the Director of Nursing in executing the goals and objectives of the nursing department in regard to patient/resident rights, patient/resident care and reflects the mission statement of the facility. Serves as a role model to nursing staff while facilitating outcomes-based care delivery, cost management, and enhanced customer satisfaction within the context of an interdisciplinary framework.Provides leadership and direction for the nursing staff while being responsible for the overall management of the Nursing Department. Ensures nursing staff's compliance with all facility and nursing policies and procedures as well as compliance with regulatory requirements.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interpret and execute administrative, nursing and resident/patient care policies
  • Ensure compliance with government and accrediting agency standards and regulations pertaining to Nursing
  • Direct systems and programs within the department designed to meet regulatory standards
  • Assess, coordinate, plan and implement the systems required to deliver a high standard of care to patients/residents
  • Define, establish, implement and maintain the standards of care to be delivered Develop the policies and procedures required to meet the standards of care
  • Ensure that all nursing personnel comply with the written policies and procedures established by the department and the facility
  • Meet with staff regularly in planning the clinical services, programs and activities of the department and to identify and correct problem areas and improve services
  • Establish an interdisciplinary framework within which nursing services can be coordinated to ensure that residents' needs will be met
  • Review all incident and accident reports before submitting to Director of Nursing, Administration and the Medical Director Plan and maintain a Master Staffing Plan
  • Establish and maintain qualifications and functions for each nursing position Collaborate with other departments and disciplines in meeting the residents' needsQUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
    • Current registration and license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Health Administration required, Master's Degree is preferred
    • Must be CPR/BLS certified
    • Computer and word processing skills
    • Two years of clinical nursing experience in acute care setting
    • Minimum of two years' experience in sub-acute and geriatrics setting preferred
    • Minimum of four years' experience in nursing administration
    • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language, knowledge of other languages helpful
    • The ability to deal effectively and professionally with emotional patient/residents, visitors or family members
    • The ability to relate to geriatric, informed and sub-acute populationSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • This position assists the Director of Nursing in managing all employees of the Nursing department.

Keywords: Highlands Lake Center, Lakeland , Assistant Director of Nursing, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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