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Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Franklin Wellness & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Franklin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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Franklin Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, a skilled nursing facility located in FRANKLIN TN is seeking an experienced Assistant director of Nursing (ADON) to manage administrative and functional areas or programs within the Nursing Department and to assist the DON in overall operation of the department in accordance with Company policies and standards of nursing practices and government regulations so as to maintain quality care. Must be a licensed RN in the state of TN.
ADON Essential Job Functions;
This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. -Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

  • Assist the DON in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing department in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the DON as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing department.
  • Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to verify the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care.
  • Confirm that all nursing personnel are following their respective job descriptions.
  • In the absence of the DON, serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility (i.e. Infection Control, Quality Assurance, etc.)
  • Assist with interviewing, orienting, training, evaluating, and supervising the nursing department personnel as directed by the DON.
  • Delegate to the Charge Nurses and Nurse Supervisors the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary to perform their assigned duties.
  • Make daily rounds of the nursing department to verify that all nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Report findings to the Director.
  • Provide the Director with information relative to the nursing needs of the resident and to the nursing department's ability to meet those needs.
  • Make rounds with physicians as necessary.
  • Review nurses' notes to verify that they are informative and descriptive of the nursing care being provided, that they reflect the resident's response to the care, and that such care is provided in accordance with the resident's wishes.
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  • Report problem areas to DON. Assist in developing and implementing corrective action.
  • Comply with, support and enforce Company policies involving all safety and infection control procedures to include the proper use of mechanical lifts and gait belts.Assist the MDS/Care Plan Coordinator in planning, scheduling and revising the MDS, including the implementation of RAPS and Triggers.
  • Regularly inspect the facility and nursing practices for compliance with company, federal, state, and local standards and regulations.
  • Report and investigate all allegations of resident abuse and/or misappropriation of resident property.
  • Verify that nursing personnel honor the resident's refusal of treatment request. Confirm that such requests are in accordance with the facility's policies governing advance directives.
  • Develop positive relationships on behalf of the company with governmental regulators, families, health care community and the community at large.Others as directed by the supervisor or administrator.

    ADON Minimum Qualifications;

    • Registered Nurse with current state license.
    • Organized and detailed in work performance.
    • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
    • Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.

      Excellent compensation and benefits!

Keywords: Franklin Wellness & Rehabilitation Center, Franklin , Assistant Director of Nursing, Executive , Franklin, Tennessee

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