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Assistant Director of Nursing & Staff Development (ADON/SDC)

Company: Next Step Healthcare
Location: South Dennis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Next Step Healthcare is hiring in South Dennis, MA Assistant Director of Nursing & Staff Development (ADON/SDC)South Dennis Healthcare is located in the beautiful Cape Cod area of MassachusettsAre you ready to take the next step in your careers and be part of a growing organization that offers you the opportunity to not only learn, but grow into exciting new avenues of nursing. In this role, you as the ADON/SDC will assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day to day functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards governing long term care facilities, and as may be directed by the Administrator.Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing, maintaining and periodically updating written nursing policies, procedures, reference materials, manual, objectives and philosophies.
  • Provide general orientation, mandatory in-services, continuing education, and other training to meet all department and facility needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Determine and assess facility education needs; plan, develop, and implement training.
  • Assist in developing and implementing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services.
  • Participate in surveys and inspections by government agencies; implement plans of action to correct deficiencies.
  • Review nurse's notes to ensure proper documentation is maintained relating to resident's treatment, medications and conditions.
  • Report problems areas to the Director of Nursing Services and assist in developing corrective actions.Qualifications:
    • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the state
    • Previous experience in a hospital, long term care facility or other healthcare related facility
    • Long term care, skilled nursing experience, preferred
    • Knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations and guidelines governing long term care
    • Completion of an Associate's Degree in Nursing
    • Completion of CDC Infection Control online course
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Proficient computer skills including email useIf you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees.HPIND123G9eo5BfDjh

Keywords: Next Step Healthcare, Nantucket , Assistant Director of Nursing & Staff Development (ADON/SDC), Executive , South Dennis, Massachusetts

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