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Essex Group Management Corp. ADON - Assistant Director of Nurses in Worcester, Massachusetts

ADON - Assistant Director of Nurses

Location

Worcester, MA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Title: ADON - Assistant Director of Nursing

Company Description:

The Blaire House of Worcester has a unique mission: We are a 75-bed skilled nursing facility entirely dedicated to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia patients. We are the only skilled nursing center in Central Massachusetts that dedicates 100 percent of our services to people with these conditions and their families. We believe in providing a home-like environment for our residents.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Nursing is a supervisory position responsible for nursing operations and to the Director of Nursing.

  • Assists the Director of Nursing in planning and implementing the total program of nursing services. Represents the Director of Nursing when delegated to do so in his/her absence.

  • Assumes responsibility for being on call as deemed necessary by Director of Nursing; carries a company cellphone.

  • Supervises and evaluates personnel in order to provide optimum resident care and to maintain quality of service that will be in accordance with the standards set forth by nursing services and the facility. Reviews work performance to determine conformance to recognized standards

  • Evaluates productivity, work efficiency, and standards of professional proficiency of all nursing personnel. Has significant input in the hiring and firing and/or change in status of all nursing personnel.

  • Possesses knowledge of rules, regulations, and policies governing the nursing operation of the facility. Communicates policies to the nursing personnel. Maintains standards of the facility and sees that all policies are enforced

Qualifications:

  • EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited, approved school of nursing. Current registration with State Board of Nurse Examiners. Advanced preparation in administrative nursing techniques, including ward management and principles of supervision. Ability to speak, read and write English. Ability to follow written and oral direction.
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