Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Full Time Days at Trinity Nursing & Rehab Center


Category
Medical/Health
Company
Trinity Nursing & Rehab Center
Location
Merriam, KS 66203
Posted
12/18/2018

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Full Time Days
 
*This position is located in Merriam, KS*

Adventist Care Center – Trinity Nursing and Rehab

Adventist Care Centers is the skilled nursing branch of Adventist Health System, one of the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare systems in the United States. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by providing whole person care that meets the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of all who reside with us. Taking care of our team members is just as important to us as taking care of our residents, which is why we provide comprehensive benefits, including health insurance and tuition reimbursement, for both full- and part-time employees. Apply today to join our team in providing whole person care!

GENERAL SUMMARY

Assists in planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the center, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Medical Director. Assists in planning, organizing, and directing educational programs relating to training orientation and in-service education.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in formulating the philosophy of the in-service education programs in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of Nursing Service.
  • In coordination with the Director of Nursing, determines needs of employees and implements a program of instruction designed to meet those needs. 
  • Develops and directs orientation programs for all nursing personnel.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts regular and special in-service training sessions for staff to familiarize them with new procedures, policies, and changes in resident care techniques.
  • Develop, maintain, and utilize records pertinent to in-service programs.
  • May be designated as the infection control preventionist.
  • Supervises the manner in which physicians orders are implemented.
  • Participates in the hiring process of facility staff by performing drug screening, etc.
  • Maintains employee health records.
  • Attends staff education, training, and other meetings.
  • Participates in monitoring staffing and schedules and assist in ensuring the nursing department is adequately staffed.
  • Evaluates nursing procedures and makes recommendations for equipment replacement or procurement to the DON.
  • Works as RN coverage on the unit when needed.

Requirements

  • Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification
  • Current Registered Nurse license in the state hired
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Prior teaching experience preferred

Shift/Days

Full Time, Days 


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This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.