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Next Step Health Care Assistant Director of Nursing & Staff Development (ADON/SDC) (RN) in Lee, Massachusetts

Assistant Director of Nursing & Staff Development (ADON/SDC) (RN)

for Lee Healthcare

Full Time Position

If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job ? it?s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply ?meeting the needs? of its residents.

In this role, the ADON/SDC will assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day to day functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards governing long term care facilities, and as may be directed by the Administrator.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Participate in developing, maintaining and periodically updating written nursing policies, procedures, reference materials, manual, objectives and philosophies.

  • Provide general orientation, mandatory in-services, continuing education, and other training to meet all department and facility needs and regulatory requirements.

  • Determine and assess facility education needs.

  • Plan, develop, and implement training.

  • Assist in developing and implementing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services.

  • Implement plans of action to correct deficiencies.

  • Ensure that all nursing services personnel are performing their respective duties.

  • Participate in surveys and inspections by government agencies

  • Review nurse?s notes to ensure proper documentation is maintained relating to resident?s treatment, medications and conditions.

  • Report problems areas to the Director of Nursing Services and assist in developing corrective actions.


  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the state.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of nursing theory, techniques and practices.

  • Must have good verbal and communication skills with the ability to demonstrate organizational and educations skills.

  • Must show ability to read and write in a legible and understandable manner.

  • Previous experience in a hospital, long term care facility or other healthcare related facility.

  • Long term care, skilled nursing experience is preferred.

  • Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations and guidelines governing long term care.

  • Completion of an Associate?s Degree in Nursing.

  • Must have basic computer skills.

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees. At the core of our business, we aim to support, inspire and empower all of our employees so that we can offer the best care to our residents. In order to provide the best care, we must provide the best work environment, and that starts with a diverse staff. Next Step Healthcare does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.