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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Company: Virginia Health Services
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Virginia Health Services is hiring an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON). This position is a Full Time opportunity. The Assistant Director of Nursing Operations reports to the Vice President of Nursing and provides support to facilities to maintain standards of resident care. The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) has the following responsibilities:

  • Oversees the recruitment process of nursing personnel
  • Oversees the hiring and onboarding of nursing personnel
  • Supervises scheduling process to assure appropriate staffing ratios.
  • Assists in developing policies and procedures for nursing.
  • Reviews employee records and recommends disciplinary action in collaboration with Human Resources
  • Assists in developing and implementing employee engagement and retention activities
  • Analyzes staff turnover and develops initiatives for improvement
  • Consults with nursing management and provides interpretation of policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates, monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
  • Assists in monitoring the purchase and use of nursing supplies and equipment.
  • Promotes and demonstrates positive customer service towards VHS, co-workers, residents and visitors.
  • Attends and participates in committees as assigned.
  • Performs other delegated duties. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to perform the above stated essential duties and responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and holds current Virginia license.
    • Experience/education in Gerontological Nursing required.
    • Computer knowledge required.
    • Current drivers' licenses in good standing.
    • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret information.
    • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, turn, bend, stoop, lift, push, pull, reach, talk, hear, taste and smell.
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move up to 50 pounds.
    • Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials. OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:
      • Salaried (Exempt)
      • Not eligible for shift or weekend differential
      • 30 day notice is required for voluntary termination of employment. Why join Virginia Health Services? Locally owned and operated for over 50 years, Virginia Health Services seeks kind and compassionate employees to join our family-like team . We take pride in delivering outstanding long-term care nursing services to our friends and neighbors in this community, just as we would want for our own family members. Likewise, we believe in supporting our staff with opportunities for personal growth and professional advancement , as well as providing excellent benefits! Recognizing you have many options; VHS offers many perks to being part of our team!
        • Rewarding & meaningful relationships with our residents and other mission-minded coworkers.
        • Competitive pay rates including higher entry-level salaries among major local health care providers.
        • Most full and part time employees are eligible for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Group Health and Dental Insurance Programs.
        • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days to eligible full and part-time employees.
        • 401(k) retirement plan with an employee contribution annual basis.
        • Tuition reimbursement is available to qualified staff who further their job-related education.
        • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team! Learn more about caring community today: Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.

Keywords: Virginia Health Services, Newport News , Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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