Assistant Director of Nursing

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) assists the DON to direct, organise, plan, co-ordinate and evaluate administrative, training, and managerial activities within the Department of Nursing Services.
  • Plans, coordinates, evaluates, and enforces nursing care services and infection control practices in the clinical area.
  • Coordinate residential care activities in collaboration with the Nurse Managers and the Nursing Team and be actively involved directly in resident’s care.
  • Supervises and provides clinical guidance to the healthcare team; Identifies and presents resident care issues for professional discussions at clinical conferences and other related 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 staff, residents, and relatives.
  • Possess knowledge of current and established professional nursing concepts, principles, practices, and understands the need for continuous quality improvement of skills to develop and implement high nursing standards.
  • Participate in continuous quality nursing improvement initiatives, conducts in-services training/education programs, for the department and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Evaluate the performance of Nursing Teams 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 deputises in his/her absence as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in health-related subject oequivalent.
  • Post-basic certificate / Advanced Diploma in a Nursing specialty.
  • 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 SNB Registration.
  • Valid BCLS + AED licence.
  • 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 projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and effectively managing change in large complex environments.

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