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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Company: Arbol Residences Santa Rosa Senior Living
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*GENERAL SUMMARY: * The Assistant Director of Nursing is an RN or LVN who is responsible for the overall supervision of nursing care in the Health Center. *ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: *1. Supervises direct nursing care in the Health Center. 2. Administers direct nursing care when more than routine care is indicated. 3. Makes routine rounds to assure proper care and a safe, clean resident environment. 4. Assures accuracy and completeness of medical records. 5. Coordinates, conducts, and documents the MDS, resident care plans and conference in the absence of the MDS nurse. 6. Supervises nursing personnel on all shifts. Participates in staffing, scheduling, counseling, orientation, and evaluation of nursing staff. 7. Assists with orientation of nursing personnel. 8. Participates in family/resident counseling. 9. Responds to emergency calls as necessary. 10. Functions in the capacity of DON in his/her absence. 11. Assures effective communication with other shifts and departments as it relates to resident care. 12. Some "on call" is required. 13. Fully embraces a culture of high quality customer service by demonstrating LCS Hospitality Promises: a. We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile. b. We treat everyone with courteous respect. c. We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and act accordingly. d. We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner. e. We hold ourselves and one another accountable. f. We embrace and value our differences. g. We make residents, employees and guests feel important. h. We ask "Is there anything else I can do for you?" i. We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times. j. We pay attention to details. 14. Demonstrates teamwork by helping co-workers within and across departments. Communicates effectively with others, respects diverse opinions and styles, acknowledges the assistance and contributions of others, and demonstrates professionalism. 15. Uses effective service recovery skills to solve problems or service breakdowns when they occur. a. Confirm your understanding of the complaint and apologize. b. Work together toward a satisfactory solution. c. Commit the community's full resources to achieve the desired outcomes. d. Follow up. *OTHER JOB DUTIES: *1. Assures timeliness of physician visits. 2. Accompanies physicians when making rounds. 3. Notifies physician and family of changes in resident's condition. 4. Encourages rehabilitative techniques in order to restore residents' independence. 5. Assures proper functioning of medical equipment and adequate medical supplies. 6. Assists DON in developing and implementing policies and procedures. 7. Assists in infection control, safety and pharmacy rounds and audits. 8. Attends in-service training and education sessions, as assigned. 9. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor. 10. Other duties as assigned. *KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENT: *1. RN or LVN currently licensed in the State of California 2. Current CPR certification. 3. Geriatric/rehabilitation experience with a good understanding of restorative nursing. Supervisory experience preferred. 4. Comprehensive understanding of the English Language; must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $47.00 - $57.00 per hour Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift Work Location: One location

Keywords: Arbol Residences Santa Rosa Senior Living, Santa Rosa , Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), Executive , Santa Rosa, California

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