We are searching for an Assistant Director of Nursing for North Creek, New York Direct Hire
Benefits Package To assist the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director, and/or Director of Nursing, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Recommend to Director of Nursing written materials that will assist the nursing service department in meeting the day-to-day needs of the residents. Assume duties of the Director of Nursing in his/her absence under the direction of the Administrator. Assist the resident and Social Services in planning the nursing services portion of the resident discharge plan. Assumes duties of personnel within nursing department as needed or directed by DON and/or Administrator. Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary. Recruit, interview, select, hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate nursing personnel, delegating as necessary. This also includes counseling and recommending suspension or termination of employees to Director of Nursing or Administrator as necessary, maintaining documentation to support the same. Ensure adequate 24-hour nursing coverage in the facility. Ensure that all nursing assistants are enrolled in or have graduated from an approved nursing assistant training program. Assist the DON in determining the staffing needs of the nursing service department. Ensure that all nurse aide trainees are under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. Recommend to the DON the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed. Resolve personnel problems and build into the nursing program maximum employee motivation, keeping employees informed of current changes that effect their ability in providing quality patient care. Develop work assignments and schedule duty hours, and/or assist nursing supervisory staff in completing or performing such tasks. Delegate to the Charge Nurse(s) and Nurse Supervisor(s) the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability to perform their assigned duties. REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess, as a minimum, a degree in Nursing from an accredited school.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as in state.
Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Working knowledge of the needs of pediatric complex care requiring long term care, the principles of management, supervision, organizational behavior and structure, and communication systems.
A physical examination and/or evidence from a physician indicating free of communicable disease to be available upon employment. ABOUT THE AREA: Your Destination for year round fun in the Adirondacks! North Creek is an Alpine Village with beautiful scenery and entertainment that will keep you jam-packed with a lot of action and special events such as tubing, cross country, downhill skiing, ice climbing, shopping, dining, hiking, biking and more. It has one of the top family friendly alpine skiing centers in the Northeast (Gore Mountain).
4 hours to Rochester, New York
4 hours to New York City
5 hours to Niagara Falls
3 hours to Watertown
4 hours to Kingston, Canada
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