Eklego
  • Williamsport, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Eklego is proud to be assisting a prestigious long-term care provider, Williamsport Home, with their search for an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in Williamsport, PA.

This community promotes an individualized care philosophy to help make aging easier. Their teams include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants and social workers. They partner with you, your loved ones and your doctor to develop and administer a personalized care plan that includes nursing care, pastoral care and dining services.

The Assistant Director of Nursing provides supervision and guidance to Nurse Managers as well as resident assessment and completion of all associated paperwork required by state and federal regulations governing the resident assessment process. Be knowledgeable in data collection, data analysis methodology, and performance improvement methods needed to support and lead performance improvement projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required (Registered Nurse).

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the PA State Board of Nursing required.

  • Minimum of three years experience in a supervisory or management capacity in a hospital or healthcare setting.

  • CPR certification (prior to or upon employment).

  • Current knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to long term care facilities preferred.

  • Basic computer knowledge and typing skills preferred.

  • Attention to detail and high degree to accuracy required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in planning and development of education, policies and procedures and other necessary action plans as it relates to restorative nursing.

  • Creates and updates resident specific care plans in the computer and hard copy as applicable. Print and place with the appropriate record and communicate changes to the neighborhood staff.

  • Using the computer system, communicates necessary information to team members.

  • Attends unit stand up meetings to discuss changes in condition and significant events.. Attends continuing education programs. Attends staff meetings when needed to provide education.

  • Responsible parties, the Director of Nursing, other health care professionals and facility departments.

  • Performs direct resident care during emergent situations.

  • Is familiar with all current state and federal regulations related to Restorative Nursing and care planning process and assumes responsibility for maintaining current knowledge and skills with respect to Restorative Nursing, state and federal regulations, reimbursements related to the RAI process and technology. Maintains knowledge of facility procedures and nursing process.

  • Work closely with assigned Nurse Managers to assure DOH compliance is maintained on those assigned neighborhoods. Communicate regularly with DON keeping her informed of activities, progress, and challenges on those assigned neighborhoods.

Why Choose Eklego?

As a Healthcare professional, you have a lot of options and your skills are highly sought after. When you choose to partner with Eklego, here's what you can expect:

  • We'll take the time to learn about your background, your goals, and your needs
  • Direct employment with our Senior Care partners. We are partnered with several choice providers of Senior Care. This gives you a one-stop, simple solution to a choice of employers and positions.
  • No more wondering whether your application went through and waiting for a response. We will ensure that your information gets in front of the hiring team and coordinate an interview on your behalf.
  • Our clients rely on our expertise and trust Eklego to bring great talent like you because we're ALL better together.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.

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