Assistant Director of Nursing
Company: Primrose of Mishawaka
Posted on: May 12, 2022
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including a 401K match, 3 weeks of PTO, annual pay increases, and
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Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC, provides high-quality
independent and assisted living communities in over 32 locations
and 17 states across the country. Headquartered in Aberdeen, South
Dakota since our founding in 1989, our mission is to create a happy
and healthy living environment for seniors. Our motto "this is
living!" guides us in every aspect of our work from providing
personalized attention and a full and exciting activities calendar
to our friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
The collaboration with the Director of Nursing (DON) and the
Executive Director (ED), the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the nursing and
direct care staff. The ADON assists the DON in coordinating and
supervising nursing and direct care staff to deliver care which
will ensure that the resident's needs are met through resident
service plans, physicians' orders, community policies and
procedures, and federal, state and local regulations.
The ADON is directly responsible to the Director of Nursing at the
community level for the overall coordination and execution of
nursing services and resident cares.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assists the DON to ensure delivery of compassionate quality care
and nursing supervision as evidenced by adequate services and staff
coverage in the community.
Provides oversight of care implementation by direct care staff;
recognition of deviation from the service plan.
Medication Management, including oversight of medication storage
and administration. Carry out physicians' orders in a timely
Participates actively in the Primrose community's quality
improvement process, including regular attendance at, and reporting
to the Quality Committee. Participates in ongoing facility efforts
to improve the overall quality of the nursing care, including
efforts to evaluate and address the causes of various care-related
problems and deficiencies.
Knowledgeable of state and other applicable regulations and
demonstrates ability to implement and maintain compliance with
these regulations governing the community, resident care, and any
Assists the DON in appropriate delegation of non-licensed nursing
staff as outlined by the State Board of Nursing and specific State
Proactively develops positive employee relations. Promotes
teamwork, mutual respect, and effective communication.
Assists the DON in monitoring care for residents receiving services
through third party providers, assuring documentation requirements
Maintains confidentiality within the workplace with all written and
verbal communications pertaining to residents, staff, and community
Assists with orientation/training of new staff to job
responsibilities as needed.
Assists in scheduling of nursing and direct care staff.
Implements and contributes to the evaluation of the resident's
response to service plan of care, medication and treatment
Observes changes in resident status, needs or preferences and
documents and reports appropriately.
If providing care in a Primrose Memory Care community, actively
engages and assists in ensuring person-centered approaches with
programming and behavioral expressions are carried out per Primrose
Memory Care Program.
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