Quest, Inc

LHC Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

US-FL-Orlando
1 month ago(11/10/2017 5:09 PM)
Job ID
2017-1263
Category
Healthcare

Overview

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with minimum supervision, coordinates general health services to assure optimal levels of wellness. Assists the DON in the management and supervision of health care staff.

  • Assists Director of Nursing in the oversight of the day to day health care delivery system to clients in the cluster. Oversees and ensures that required documentation, such as nursing assessments, monthly summaries, and quarterly reviews, are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensures Quality Assurance activities are completed and results are submitted to the DON.
  • Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Attends meetings to provide input on the health and programmatic needs of clients.
  • Ensures Policies and Procedures are followed.
  • Completes monthly work schedules for the nurses to ensure adequate nursing coverage for 24 hours/ two 12 hour shifts.
  • Assists with arranging for and conducting in-service programs and maintaining in service training records.
  • Supervises RNs and LPNs work to ensure that policies and procedures are being followed and standards of nursing practice are being met.
  • Monitors client's personal health and dietary habits. Investigate and report significant changes to DON and/or Dietician.
  • Makes rounds with the physician and addresses newly written physician's orders.
  • Is able to administer medications via all routes without error, unrestricted, to include controlled substances.
  • Ensures a safe environment in order to prevent client and staff injuries.
  • In coordination with the DON, ensures RN on-call coverage is maintained.
  • Assists the DON with payroll duties as needed.
  • Participates in the interviewing, hiring and training of staff.
  • Participates in the admission and discharge process for residents, including re- admission of clients from the hospital.
  • Completes ordering of nursing and direct care supplies, within budgetary limits.
  • Ensures nursing staff follow proper infection control techniques and keep nursing station clean and orderly.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Prior work in ICF/DD setting
  • 2 years in management or supervisory position preferred
  • Active, unrestricted license as Registered Nurse (RN) in Florida

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