RN Assistant Director of Nursing

Frene Valley of Owensville – A Stonebridge Community is in search of a Registered Nurse to assume the role of Assistant Director of Nursing.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist director of nursing with administrative functions, supervising, directing, training, and provide direct quality resident care and assume duties of director of nursing in his/ her absence.
The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS:
License/ Registration: Hold a current, unencumbered license in this state as a registered nurse. Registered with Professional Board of Nurse Examiners in this state.
Continuing Education: Encouraged and required if necessary to meet state regulations.
Education: Must be a gradate of an accredited educational institution (school of nursing).
Job Knowledge: Working knowledge of nursing services, rehabilitation, therapy, administration, supervision, resident care, etc.; comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice with knowledge of principles and methods involved in instruction of nursing and auxiliary personnel; ability to assess resident’s needs; familiarity with facility’s policies, regulations, and procedures; knowledge of application of principles of personnel administration in assigning, supervising, and evaluating activities of staff; knowledge and application of techniques and methods of resident care; awareness of special diets and their observance; use of medical and nursing equipment; knowledge of medications and their effects.
Professional Memberships: Recommended and encouraged
Other: Warm, understanding, and responsive to residents and their demands and reactions; positive feelings for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact; ability to use initiative, judgment, and resourcefulness, and to make decisions.
FUNCTIONS:
• Prepare, implement, and evaluate resident assessment and comprehensive care plan regularly.
• Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of residents.
• Observe, record, report, treat symptoms and reactions of residents.
• Follow rehabilitation plans.
• Interpret facility’s policies and programs to staff.
• Conduct in-service programs.
• Assist director of nursing as needed.
• Evaluate, plan, and organize nursing care according to established policies.
• Consult with director of nursing on admission, room assignment, and discharge of residents.
• Assure that physician’s orders are carried out.
• Supervise nursing activities and promote improvement in nursing care.
• Coordinate nursing service with other departments.
• Maintain accurate reports and records according to policies and procedures set forth; evaluate and make recommendations for improvements for welfare of residents.
• Maintain comfortable and pleasant environment and promote elimination of hazards.
• Ensure supplies are available in proper quantities, equipment is available and in proper condition, and personnel using such supplies and equipment know location and proper care of equipment.
• Receive reports from charge nurses on each shift and work to ensure maximum total care.
• Give daily report on conditions in nursing service to director of nursing.
• Responsible for assuring accurate recording of medications and narcotics according to procedures outlined in manual.
• Participate in nursing care as needed; responsible for direct handling of emergency situations.
• Supervise meals
• Assist with care plans.
If you are interest in joining our compassionate care team and being a part of the family who strives to be the number one choice in senior living give us a call now!!

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