Assistant Director of Nursing

Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation - Owensboro, KY 42301 (Dugan Best area)
February 13, 2021
Assistant Director of Nursing
Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation
6 reviews
Owensboro, KY 42301
Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation
6 reviews
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DESCRIPTION
POSITION PURPOSE:
Assists in organizing and administering the department of nursing while providing quality nursing care and assumes responsibilities delegated by the Director of Nursing.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:
• Assists in supervising the assignment and scheduling of nursing staff to meet resident needs
• Provides nursing care on shift when needed.
• Assists and cooperates with medical staff.
• Assists in solving nursing service problems.
• Assists in Implementing company forms/systems and policies and procedures.
• Assists in supervising the maintenance of records of nursing, medical and related services.
• Assists in validating the accuracy of MOS and Care Plans.
• Supports the facility policies and programs to instill a better understanding and acceptance by the staff.
• Participates in facility quality improvement program.
• Conducts in-service programs and orientation programs.
• Reviews physician orders daily and monthly, and participates in triple check process.
• As requested, assists with DON responsibilities.
• Supervises and evaluates implementation of the Residents Rights.
• Supervises RN's and LVNs.
• Participates and attends periodic in-services and staff meetings.
• Perform additional duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/ REQUIREMENTS:
Two (2) years previous nursing experience required, preferably working with a geriatric long term care population; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensed to practice nursing in state of employment.
LOCATION
Owensboro, KY, USA