14 May
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) (Registered Nurse/RN)
Indiana, Whiting

Position Summary:The RN - Assistant Director of Nursing assists the Director of Nursing (DON) in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Services department to ensure the highest degree of quality patient care in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

Must have an ASN or BSN from accredited college or university

Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.

Two (2) years' geriatric nursing experience preferred, preferably in post-acute care

Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements:

Maintains a liaison with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs

Must have expert knowledge in field of practice

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility

Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: nursing care,, supervisory responsibilities,, infection control, patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Must be able to assist the DON in planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and directing the Nursing Services department

Must be able to interview, select, hire, train, evaluate, and supervise nursing staff

Must be able to assist with overseeing care provided by nursing staff

Must be able to oversee infection control responsibilities

Must be able to assume the duties of the DON in his or her absence

Must be able to provide direct nursing care as necessary

Must be able to perform functions of a staff nurse as required

Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates:

medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage


paid vacation, sick days and holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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