Assistant Director of Nursing

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) assists the DON to direct, organise, co-ordinate and evaluate administrative, training and managerial activities within the Department of Nursing Services.
  • Plans, coordinates, evaluates and enforce nursing care services and infection control practices in the clinical area.
  • Coordinate residential care activities in collaboration with the Nurse Managers and nursing team and be actively involved in direct resident care.
  • Supervises and provides clinical guidance to the healthcare team and identify and present resident care issues for professional trans- and multi-disciplinary discussions at clinical conferences and other platforms.
  • Conduct daily nursing rounds to identify clinical and service issues with the aim of  addressing and closing gaps in care.
  • Communicate and collaborate with intraand inter-departmental staff, residents and relatives.
  • Possess a wide array of knowledge of current and established professional nursing concepts, principles, and pract Understand and utilize continuous quality improvement skills to develop high nursing standards.
  • Participates in continuous quality nursing improvement initiatives, conducts in-services training/education programs, and attend department and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Evaluate the nursing team’s performance and guide them in the delivery of safe and quality care.
  • To participate actively in SNMNH and nursing committees.
  • Assists the DON in all duties and deputies in his/her absence as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in health-related subject oequivalent
  • Post-basic certificate / Advanced Diploma in a Nursing
  • At least two years of nursing experience in a similar position in a medium or largesized Nursing Home; or at least 10 years of nursing experience as a Senior Nurse Manager in an acute, community hospital or nursing home. Preference will be given to candidates with Nursing Home experience.
  • Registered Nurse with current SNRegistration
  • Valid BCLS + AED license.
  • Minimum basic certificate in Infection Control Prevention and Control.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of current issues in nursing and Nursing Home care.
  • Good understanding of principles and practices to deliver reliable and safe
  • Proven project management skills, with evidence of delivering large scale proj
  • Demonstrable experience in leading and managing change in large complex environments.

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