23 May 2018

Full-Time Assistant Director of Nursing

Tennessee Health Management – Posted by tfridayNashville, Tennessee, United States

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Job Description

The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) administers the Nursing Services under the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON) Services in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility, and local, state and federal regulations, to maximize the fulfillment of care-giving needs of the patients.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing or completion from an accredited institution for Vocational Nursing.
Relevant Experience: Two (2) years of experience in supervision of others in a hospital, long term care facility, or other health care institution. Minimum of one (1) year experience implementing total patient care and care planning. Minimum of six (6) months experience in geriatric and/or psychiatric nursing.
Computer Skills: Intermediate skills, including Microsoft Office.
Licenses/Certifications: Current Licensed Practical Nursing License from the State of Tennessee.

Benefits Overview
• Competitive Pay Rates
• 22-25% AT&T and Verizon Cell Phone Discount
• Direct Deposit
• Affordable Medical Insurance
• Dental, and Vision Insurance Offered as well as supplemental plans
• Employer Paid Life Insurance
• 100% Employer paid ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program)
• Opportunity for CEU Reimbursement
• 401K offered

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Recognize and respond to changes in patients’ conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes.
• Orient, instruct and supervise other nursing personnel.
• Evaluate patient’ condition and care and develop overall care plans for patients, including rehab and restorative activities.
• Review and re-write care plans as directed.
• Order medications from facility pharmacy.
• Requisition diet orders and supplies.
• Perform emergency procedures such as Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.
• Assist with the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing of the Nursing Services Department, as well as related programs and activities, incompliance with rules and regulations governing long term care facilities, employers, and in accordance with facility policy.
• Assist in facilitating the coordination of nursing services with other departments to maintain quality care for patients, and offer equal opportunities for employees.
• Assist in reviewing, monitoring, intervention and documentation of complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors and employees.
• Assist in organizing, managing, reviewing, monitoring, authorizing and administering nursing care functions for patients within the facility.
• Complete the monthly Medication Administration Records.
• Assist with the scheduling report of personnel; as well as the daily assignments of individuals working in the Nursing Services Department.
• Assist in making routine rounds and conducting tours with others.
• Monitor the workplace for possible health and safety hazards and assist in the development and conducting of routine health, safety and back care training programs to prevent worker injuries.
• Assist the DON in conducting disability management programs to reduce worker injuries and track departmental accountability; assist in following up with routine personal contact of injured workers.
• Consider and offer reasonable accommodations for early return to work programs.
• Solicit, review, intervene and report complaints and grievances made by patients, families, visitors and employees.
• Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes.
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions, and other information relating to patients, employees and facility.
• Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures.
• Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients’ personal and health care needs.

American Health Companies Inc. is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply

Applicant will email your resume to Gina Miller and she will send the applicant an application through via email gmiller@thmgt.com

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Job Categories: Registered Nurse. Job Types: Full-Time.

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