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Assistant Director of Nursing - Falmouth, MA

$100,000 – $115,000 yearly

Samuel Staffing

Last Updated: 5/21/24

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) will assist in ensuring the nursing department provides consistent, attentive, and efficient care to patients. The ADON is responsible for working closely with the Director of Nursing in all aspects of planning, organizing, developing, and implementing the provision of health care services as well as ensuring nursing activities are in compliance with federal, state, and local standards. The ADON assumes responsibility for the Director in his/her absence.

Essential Job Functions / Duties / Responsibilities:
• Conduct ongoing supervision of nursing staff as guided by internal policy and regulatory standards.
• Assist with hiring, training, and monitoring nurses.
• Manage clinical operations and develop care plans.
• Maintain a schedule to ensure that stuffing meets all regulatory standards and needs of the
• Periodically update written nursing policies, procedures, reference materials, manual, objectives, and philosophies, as well as manage implementation of any changes.
• Assist in budget preparation and expense management.
• Conduct patient rounds and address complaints.
• Make reports and recommendations to the Director of Nursing concerning operations of the department.
• Ensure compliance with state, federal, and local standards.
• Ensure adequate medical supplies and medications are available, while maintaining accurate inventory in accordance with regulatory bodies.
• Ensure patient and employee records are updated and accurate.
• Prepare reports, statistics, and other data to document department activities.
• Participate in program and corporate wide Quality and Process Improvement activities and initiate these activities in areas of responsibility.
• Provide and/or coordinate educational opportunities to maintain and support best nursing practices.
• Maintain nursing skills necessary to support the unit, as needed, to maintain adequate staffing and patient assignments.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is preferred. Work experience and skill set that strongly aligns with the essential functions of this position in lieu of the preferred degree.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in addiction nursing. Two (2) years in an administrative or supervisory capacity, within the nursing profession, preferred.
Skills: Ability to supervise, coach, and train nurses. Excellent leadership and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively to achieve goals.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Must have a current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License and Current CPR certification.

Company Details

Mesa, Arizona, United States
Medical Staffing Company