Assistant Director of Nursing, RN
Elim Park, a continuing care retirement community, is committed to being the employer of choice and offers the following dynamic benefits: 401k with employer matching, generous staffing levels, membership privilege at out fitness center including our indoor swimming pool, medical, dental, and vision coverage, and competitive pay rates!
If you are a dedicated caregiver with a heart for caring we want to meet you.
REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing
SALARY CLASSIFICATION: Salary Exempt, Full Time
General Description: Plans, organizes, develops and directs the overall operations of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards and regulations, and as directed by the Director of Nursing. Ensures highest quality care is given at all times in a safe and secure facility while fostering and striving to attain the facility’s mission statement. May be directed by the departments’ director or administrator to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care can be maintained at all times.
Essential Job Functions:
Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates and assists in directing the Nursing Services Department, its programs and activities within approved budget and quality standards in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.
Assists in the investigation of Reportable Events, such as medication errors and accident/incident to assure completion, follow up, maintaining of current logs, and reports to the Department of Public Health when applicable.
Develops and leads initiatives focused on delivering quality patient care which includes random audits of medical records, completion of physician rounds, and record keeping by Nurse Managers. to ensure highest quality of care. Performs and reports data collection and outcome measurement as applicable to initiatives.
Assists in the development and implementation of quality assurance / performance improvement programs including subcommittees, and develops and monitors studies to address quality indicators.
Manages, investigates and develops action plans related to family/ resident grievances in coordination with Director of Nursing, nursing supervisors and nurse managers.
Participates in surveys and inspections by government agencies and plans of correction to correct deficiencies and ensure ongoing compliance.
Participates in meetings such as quarterly Medical Staff Meetings, Leadership and meetings with DON.
Provides support of care plan process that identifies all relevant issues and goals to be accomplished, assessing, reviewing and revising care plan including proper discharge plans and procedures.
Ensures that supplies are maintained at proper par levels and equipment maintained in good working order.
Participates in budget planning and recommends capital equipment needs of Nursing Department. Monitors cost implications and stays within budget.
Covers when Nurse Managers are on vacation.
Assists in interviewing and hiring of qualified staff. Maintains excellent rapport with staff.
Works in collaboration with Nurse Managers and Human Resources to review any staff performance issues to ensure that all staff is treated fairly and consistent with policies and applicable laws.
Maintains professional competency through participation in continuing education programs, seminars and in-services.
Perform any other duties or responsibilities that may become necessary or as directed by the supervisor.
Work Area and Working Conditions:
Entry Level Qualifications:
Physical Requirements: (with or without reasonable accommodation)
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before being considered for employment.
Equipment to be used: