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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Company: Aria of Waukesha
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Aria of Waukesha - Do you see you see yourself wanting to empower patients to be partners in the care they receive? - -
Do you find yourself wanting to see patients receive their greatest degree of independence? -
Are you committed to providing a safe haven for healing for patients and families? -
Do you thrive in an environment where teamwork makes the dream work? -
If you answered yes to these questions, then Aria Healthcare is the place for you. -
At Aria Healthcare, our interdisciplinary team of health professionals is committed to seeing the person before the illness and providing our residents with the gold standard of care. -
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Job Benefits:

  • Competitive Wages.
  • Health Insurance including Dental and Vision.
  • Paid Time Off for Sick, Holiday, and Vacation.
  • Employer Matched 401(k).
  • Employee Perks Site

    Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Job Summary: The primary purpose of the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) position is to assist in the planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of our Nursing Department, in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Director of Nursing, Administrator and the Medical Director, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
    Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Job Requirements:

    Must have a current and active RN license with the state of Wisconsin.
    Previous nurse supervisor experience.

    Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Job Responsibilities:

    Assists in development and implementation of the Nursing Program.
    Meets and consults with the facility's interdisciplinary team on a regular basis to develop and maintain restorative care standards.
    Ensures the nursing program complies with applicable laws, regulations, and national restorative nursing standards and requirements.
    Participates in the admission process by meeting with new Guests and providing them with a clear overview of the restorative program.
    Participates in discharge planning, development and implementation of Guest care plans and assessments.
    Performs administrative tasks such as charting, care plans, reports etc.
    Assists with the recruitment and selection of nursing staff.
    Provides supervision to C.N.A's and all subordinate staff which includes checking their work to ascertain that assignments have been completed.
    Completes annual performance reviews of all subordinate staff. Provides guidance and education to staff in regards to their performance.
    Provides counseling and disciplinary action to subordinate staff members as needed.
    Assists with and participates in the disciplinary process of subordinates.
    Performs nursing care assignments by working the floor when needed.
    Only practices nursing procedures and tasks with the scope of licensure.
    Ensure that Guest care plans are being followed and asses each Guest's status in accordance with their care plan.
    Round with physicians when needed.
    Must be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the care planning process by reporting specific information and observations of the Guest's needs, preferences and report any behavioral changes.
    Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.
    Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Guests. Interacting with them in a warm, respectful and caring environment.
    Answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously.
    Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services.
    Be knowledgeable in data collection, data analysis methodology, and performance improvement methods needed to support and lead performance improvement projects.
    Identify opportunities for improvement through analysis of data, observation of operations, and consultation with leadership and staff.


Keywords: Aria of Waukesha, Waukesha , Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), Executive , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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