Westminster Palms Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in Orlando, Florida
Westminster Baldwin Park is a large upscale Active Living Community and Health Center. We are a church related, not-for-profit community service organization dedicated and committed to providing services for older adults and persons with special needs by creating and administering excellent residential and health care facilities.
The primary purpose of this position is to oversee and direct nursing care for the residents, and to supervise the daily nursing activities on assigned units of the Health Center. At the discretion of Administration, the Assistant Director of Nursing may be required to act as interim Director of Nursing in the event of their absence or vacant position.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Direct and supervise, on assigned unit, the daily functions of the nursing staff in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the Skilled Nursing Facility.
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to assigned care area comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility.
Participate with updating and reviewing care plans that identify goals, problems, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs.
Administer professional nursing services when needed commensurate with the scope of practice.
Meet with assigned nursing staff to discuss planning the shift’s services, programs, and activities and monitor duties are completed as directed.
Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure that the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.
Manage quality and accuracy of the EHR for all residents and staff under your oversight
Manage and improve unit based performance metrics that are reported by the facility ie. (falls, FAPU, QMs, Re-hospitalizations, etc.).
Oversee the quality of resident admissions, transfers and discharges.
Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the unit.
Complete daily clinical and environmental rounds to evaluate resident care and report significant events.
Address resident/family issues in a timely manner. Report significant issues to the Director of Nursing.
Communicate with health care practitioner to review treatment plans, complete orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies.
Oversee the completion of accident/incident reports involving residents. Report to IDT.
Complete Recapitulations each month for physician signature. Report all discrepancies to DON.
Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment are available to meet resident care needs.
Conduct employee performance evaluations.
Make recommendations to the DON concerning employee discipline, dismissal and/or transfers.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, as well as follow instructions, and accept guidance.
• Must be able to deal tactfully with employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
• Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and potentially hostile people within the facility.
• Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in the State of Florida.
Must be CPR Certified
Must have a minimum of 3 years of long-term care experience as a staff nurse; at least 6 months experience as a nurse leader (direct or in-direct care). Prefer supervisory leadership experience.
Join the Westminster Family today! We offer:
Fun Work Environment
Fitness Facility Onsite
EOE, DFWP – “We honor those who have served.”
Licenses & Certifications
Experience as a nurse leader (direct or in-direct care)
3 years: Long-term care experience as a staff nurse