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Assistant Director of Nurses - Novato

Company: Computer Measurement Group
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Novato Healthcare Center - POSITION DESCRIPTION:A licensed professional nurse immediately under the Director of Nurses. The Assistant Director of Nurses is to assist the Director as instructed and has the authority of the Director of carrying out given tasks or areas of supervision in the Directors absence.QUALIFICATIONS AgraduatefromanaccreditedschoolofprofessionalnursingoranapprovedLVNprogram. CurrentnursinglicensureasanurseintheStateinwhichpracticing.ARegisteredNurseispreferred. Aminimumoftwoyearsexperienceinsupervision. Possession of good mental and physical health. Demonstratesleadershipabilityandcapabilitytoworkeffectivelywithalllevelsofpersonnel. AbilitytocommunicateeffectivelyinEnglishthroughbothspeechandwriting. Administrativeabilitywithevidenceofprofessionalcompetenceandflexibility. Workingknowledgeoffederal,state,andcountylawsgoverningskilledcarenursingfacilities.GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: GENERAL Assist the Director of Nurses as she/he instructs in areas of personnel, orientation, supervision, and staffing. Periodically checks residents records and reports. Keeps the Director informed of potential problems or problem areas within the nursing departmentwith accurate reporting. Reviews physicians orders, transfer and admission information for completeness. Review transcriptions of physicians orders to resident charts, with medication and treatment sheets toassure that they are accurate and current. Assist in admitting, transferring and discharging residents. Make weekly skin assessment rounds with the Treatment Nurse. Make Licensed Nurses monthly schedule. Work with the consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as directed by theDirector of Nurses. Review, update, and revise resident Plans of Care for appropriate resident goals, problems andapproaches to assure that appropriate nursing care is being rendered. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSES Contd.Job Descriptions Manual Job Title: Reports to: Supervises:___________________________________ CENTERASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSESJOB DECRIPTIONAssistant Director of Nurses Director of Nursing Services All licensed staff Certified and non-certified Nursing Assistants Restorative Nursing Assistants Job Descriptions Manual Assure that nursing personnel follow established infection control and aseptic techniques when isolation procedures become necessary. Review resident charts for completeness and appropriateness of treatment and medication orders. Review restraint assessments, pain assessments, oral assessments, psychotropic assessments, andbowel and bladder assessments for completeness. Check completeness and accuracy of Intake and Output documentation. Participate in Weight Variance and Pressure Ulcer committee meetings. Attend staff meetings and in-service classes. Review monthly recapped physicians orders with medication sheet, one week before the end of eachmonth to ensure the accuracy in the transcription of physicians orders. Others as may become necessary and appropriate or as may be directed by the Director of Nurses orthe Administrator.SUPERVISION Is alert to efficient functioning of nursing department with other facility departments. Periodically makes nursing rounds. Assure that nursing personnel are providing adequate nursing care in accordance with establishednursing service procedure. Follow up on correction of findings and deficiencies of Department of Health Services, Consultants,and Quality Assurance Team. Review and evaluate nursing personnel and make recommendations to the Director of Nurses. Assist in orientation of newly assigned personnel as well as supervise and instruct other nursingpersonnel. Assist in supervision and direction of nursing personnel. Assist in investigation of unusual occurrence or alleged abuse and promptly notify the Director ofNurses.CONSUMER SERVICE Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior, and speech. Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns. Ensures that all resident rights are protected.
Associated topics: chief, critical care, deputy, director, director of nursing, line, memory, nursing manager, rgn, supervisor

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