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Assistant Director of Nursing (RN)

Company: Prestige Healthcare
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Offering a $5,000 Sign-on Bonus to Join Our Team! MediLodge of Westwood has a 5-Star Rating in Quality of Resident Care and is an integral part of our large MediLodge portfolio of 49 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers state-wide, which makes us a leading healthcare provider in Michigan! We are looking for an Assistant Director of Nursing (RN) who is ready for career progression, to join our team! Do you have Nurse Supervisory experience? We Invite You to Apply! What Benefits Do We Offer You? At MediLodge of Westwood, we understand that our employees work best when they are healthy, happy, and excited about the here and now, as well as the future. For that reason, we offer a wide range of benefits with your well-being in mind, including: * Offering a Generous $5,000 Sign-on Bonus (limited time availability) * Competitive Wages * Electronic Scheduling You Manage Your Work Schedule * Excellent Career Advancement Opportunities That Meet Your Goals * Daily Pay, Weekly Pay, Bi-Weekly Pay Options Through On-Shift Wallet (stat pay) * Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You Your Family * Employee Benefits Concierge to Guide You in Maximizing Your Benefits * Three Pet Insurance Options for Your Furry Friend * Tuition Reimbursement * Student Loan Repayment Program * Company Paid Life Insurance * Paid Vacation Days with Rollover Option and Sick Time * 401k Retirement with Company Match * Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) * Unlimited Referral Bonuses and more! Medilodge of Westwood is nestled in a breathtaking wooded area, in the quiet outskirts of Kalamazoo. We pride ourselves in opportunities to support you and your career goals. Our clinical staff is experienced and ready to help you become the best nurse you can be. With Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College nearby, its a great location to further your education. TEXT: ADON WEST to (833) 383-6754 to Apply Thank you for considering a career with us! We cant wait to meet you!: Summary: Assists the Director of Nursing with administrative duties and the supervision of nursing staff. Qualifications: * Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred. * Licenses/Certification: * Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state employed. * Valid CPR certification. * Experience: Seven years experience in nursing, two years of which was supervisory in a long-term care environment. Essential Functions: * Acts as liaison between nursing units, admissions and the DON. * Plans and facilitates meetings and committees to address resident care issues. * Monitor weekly and monthly weights. * Monitors and evaluates nursing staff and makes recommendations for training or work modification to the DON. * Monitor meals and breaks to assure compliant by staff. * Assists in preparation of departmental budget. * Monitor meals and temperature of meal trays. * Performs personnel management functions such as establishing personnel qualification requirements, drafting procedure manuals, instating in-service programs, and installing record and reporting systems. * Monitor noise level and satisfaction of residents with care/or dissatisfaction. * Performs studies to evaluate effectiveness of nursing services in relation to their objectives and costs. * Monitor and audit charts weekly for: Episodic; Medicare documentation; all assessments; nursing summaries, MARs; treatment; flow sheets; residents profile for CNAs. * Ensures that annual competency evaluations and performance reviews are completed in the appropriate time frame. * Rounds on unit daily. * Pro-actively addresses survey and/or standards of care issues. * Follow up on residents/family/employee concerns in a timely manner. * Plans and guides the professional development of nursing staff. * Participates in nurse on call system. * Represents the DON at meetings, in the community, and assumes responsibility for nursing operations in the DONs absence. * Works with the Staffing Coordinator to ensure that shifts have adequate nursing staff to meet facility/census requirements. * Rounds on units at least 1 time a day to assure needs are being met. * Performs other tasks as assigned. * Assist DON in preparing reports, forms and clinical issues in a timely manner. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce. * Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization. * Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations. * Ability to organize and prioritize. * Knowledge of training techniques for clinical staff. * Ability to maintain confidentiality. * Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, state and federal regulations and Company policies and procedures regarding nursing standards and delivery of care.

Keywords: Prestige Healthcare, Kalamazoo , Assistant Director of Nursing (RN), Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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