Quest, Inc

  • Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Posted Date 2 hours ago(1/23/2019 11:03 AM)
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  • 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.


    With minimum supervision, the Assistant Director of Nursing coordinates and supports the DON regarding general health services to assure optimal levels of wellness.


    • 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 Assists with arranging for and conducting in-service programs and maintaining in-service training records.
    • 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 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.
    • Uses resources wisely.
    • Review, interpret, and implement AHCA/Federal ICF/ID regulations
    • Ensures nursing staff follow proper infection control techniques and keep nursing station clean and orderly.
    • ADON must report to work in all inclement weather and emergency situations.
    • ADON will assist with all AHCA / regulatory oversight and inspections.
    • ADON will remain up to date on all health status changes and all day to day changes.
    • ADON may be asked to work the floor as scheduled coverage and/or cover any client medical appointments.


    • Minimum of LPN Certification, Prior work in ICF/DD setting, 2 years in management or supervisory position preferred.
    • Effectively communicate at all levels, write and speak English using acceptable grammar, punctuation, and spelling
    • Active, unrestricted license as LPN or RN in Florida.
    • Driver’s License, car for use at work.
    • 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 thrive in a team environment


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