Vivage Quality Health Partners
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Assistant Director Of Nursing-SDC
at Vivage Quality Health Partners
The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist with planning, organizing, developing, and directing overall operation of our Nursing Service Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.
Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities
Develop, maintain, and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary
Determine the staffing needs
Recommend the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed
Assist in calculating the number of direct nursing personnel care on duty each shift
Ensure that all nursing assistants are enrolled in or have graduated from an approved training program
Develop work assignments and schedule duty hours
Make daily rounds of the nursing service department to ensure all nursing personnel are performing their work assignments
Review complaints and grievances made or filed by department personnel
Ensure that disciplinary action is administered fairly
Participate in the interviewing and selection of residents for admission
Develop a written plan of care for each resident that identifies the problems/needs, indicated the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care
Prepare and plan the nursing service department’s budget and submit to the Administrator.
Schedule, attend, and participate in nursing service meetings
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors
Perform all other duties, as assigned
Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others
Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm
Build relationships with all types of people
Ability to organize and prioritize
Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding
Detail oriented and follow through
Solve problems effectively
Creative in coming up with options and variety
Curiosity and desire to learn
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents
Must be a graduate of an approved Registered Nurse program. Must maintain a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
Must have, as a minimum, one (1) year of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility
Prefer a minimum (6) months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices
Moves intermittently during working hours.
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a mental and physical examination
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met
Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator Regular