RN - Assistant Director of Nursing
Compensation: $98,855.00 - $167,060.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Nursing
RN - Assistant Director of Nursing
Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley
Position type: Full-time
Shift: 40 Hours - All Shifts
The RN - Assistant Director of Nursing assists the Director of Nursing (DON) in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Services department to ensure the highest degree of quality patient care in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
Must have an ASN or BSN from accredited college or university
Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
Two (2) years' geriatric nursing experience preferred, preferably in post-acute care
Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Specific Job Requirements
Maintains a liaison with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs
Must have expert knowledge in field of practice
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: nursing care,, supervisory responsibilities,, infection control, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Must be able to assist the DON in planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and directing the Nursing Services department
Must be able to interview, select, hire, train, evaluate, and supervise nursing staff
Must be able to assist with overseeing care provided by nursing staff
Must be able to oversee infection control responsibilities
Must be able to assume the duties of the DON in his or her absence
Must be able to provide direct nursing care as necessary
Must be able to perform functions of a staff nurse as required
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Benefits for Full-Time Associates
medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
paid vacation, sick days and holidays
An Equal Opportunity Employer
North Billerica, MA
Associated topics: cardiothoracic, ccu, intensive care, mhb, nurse, recovery, registed, registered nurse, surgery, surgical
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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