Assistant Director of Nursing

Monarch Healthcare Management Mankato, MN
Oaklawn Rehabilitation Center is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Nursing. This position is 64 office hours and 16 hours on the floor per two week pay period. We offer a competitive wage and a great benefits package.

Position Summary:

The ADON assists the Director of Nursing in directing the activities of licensed and non-licensed personnel to ensure the delivery of quality care to the residents. The ADON oversees, facilitates and manages occupational health and staff development functions within the facility. The occupational health element of this position includes infection control, coordinating all elements of the employee injury management process, health care worker health programs and resident/employee safety. The ADON is responsible for surveillance, maintaining records, data collection, and assessment, evaluation of Incident Reports, reporting to Safety Committee, Infection Control Committee, and Quality Assessment/Assurance Committee. The ADON also facilitates staff development through orientation, hands-on training, competency evaluations, preceptorships, and audits. The ADON promotes quality care through the development of knowledge, skills and aptitude of staff.

AA/EOE

Duties:

Assists the Director of Nursing in the design, implementation and evaluation of nursing systems that ensure consistent delivery of care and maintains and promotes resident rights.

Assists the Director of Nursing in the development, implementation and evaluation of facility policies, procedures and guidelines on an annual and on-going basis.

Manages Workers Compensation records, processes claims and provides case management.

Coordinates and oversees Employee-Right-To-Know and AWAIR Programs.

Participates in infection control campaigns.

Participates policy and procedure development pertaining to infection control, Workers Comp, Safety, Quality Assurance and Emergency preparedness.

Coordinates and facilitates orientation, preceptor, mentor and leadership programs.

Maintains Education records for employees.

Qualifications:

Must be a Registered Nurse, currently licensed by the State of Minnesota, who has training in rehabilitation nursing, gerontology, nursing service administration, management, supervision and psychiatric or geriatric nursing before or within the first twelve (12) months after appointment as Director of Nursing Services. Must be employed full time, no less than 35 hours per week, and be assigned full time to the nursing services of the nursing home. Must possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing when directing the care of residents. Must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Must qualify for employment, after criminal background study, per guidelines of Minnesota Department of Human Services.