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Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: PACS Inc
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Assists the DON in planning, developing and supervising the activities of the nursing staff. Assists in the development and implementation of nursing services, objectives, policies and procedures. Works with the DON to recruit, hire and train nursing staff. Assists DON with employee appraisals, and resolving problems including disciplinary action. Acts as the back up for the DON, RN and LVN staff. May be required to provide direct resident care as needed. Oversees clinical operations, including making daily rounds and monitoring resident conditions. Responsible for ensuring resident safety, and ensuring residents are treated with the utmost respect. Liaison between the residents, family members and the physicians. Attends staff meetings and conducts staff meeting if the DON is unavailable. Provides reports and recommendations to the DON concerning the operation of nursing services Assists the DON in the design, implementation and evaluation of nursing systems that ensure consistent delivery of care and maintains and promotes resident rights. Assists DON with conducting ongoing in services for the nursing staff Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the position regarding residents and employees. Must keep abreast of regulatory changes and communicate changes appropriately.Supervisory Requirements Assists with the overall supervision and management of the nursing staff. Qualification Education and/or Experience Minimum requirements to perform this position include graduation from an Accredited School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred. Must be in good standing with the State Board of Nursing and maintain all required continuing education/licensing requirements. 3 5 years of nurse management, preferably in a long term care facility. Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees. Mathematical Skills Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations To preform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the Microsoft Suite products. Knowledge and experience with PCC preferred. Must maintain all required continuing education/licensing. Must remain in good standing with the State Board of Nursing at all times. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Prolonged use of a desk top or laptop computer. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand; walk and talk, read or hear. Frequent use of all office related equipment to include; copier/scanner/fax, telephone, calculator Travel by auto or airline may be required. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Additional Information Note: Nothing in this job specification restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.

Keywords: PACS Inc, San Rafael , Assistant Director of Nursing, Executive , San Rafael, California

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