RN/Asst. Director of Nursing (SNF/LTC)

Job Code: 061201

LOCATION:  Seneca County (NY)

A multi-institutional health system that provides a full range of acute and long term care health services to residents of the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York is seeking an experienced RN/Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with a solid and consistent work history within a Skilled Nursing/LTC facility to join their team.

Under administrative guidance of LTC DON, establishes, maintains and enhances systems within the unit/department to achieve positive outcomes.  This includes planning and initiation of evaluation of strategies to ensure competency and excellence in nursing practice, maintenance and use of technology, and customer satisfaction.  Responsible for budgeting, financial analysis, cost maintenance and revenue enhancement to achieve quality resident care in a fiscally responsible manner.  24 hour responsibility and accountability for the facilities.  Participate and/or chair committees related to the operation of the organization as it pertains to nursing responsibilities.  Under administrative guidance of LTC DON, the Assistant DON duties will include, but are not limited to:  1) oversight of Performance Improvement Program of the facility to ensure care delivery to the standards and expectations that support the mission, vision and values of the organization and participates in LTC divisional Performance Improvement Committee; 2) oversight of PRI & MDS process related to components to maximize reimbursement capabilities to be financially sound; 3) represent the Nursing Dept of the facility on LTC Safety Committee and coordinate employee safety initiatives; 4) coordinate LTC attendance procedure process; 5) responsible for daily supervisory responsibilities; 6)will assume Nurse Manager responsibilities in the absence of another Nurse Manager; and 7) to interview CNA candidates.


  • Graduate of an accredited school or Registered Professional Nursing with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree or willingness to actively pursue
  • Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse licensure
  • Must have at least four (4) years of managerial experience and two (2) years of nursing experience and demonstrated leadership abilities in the Long Term Care setting
  • Knowledge/application of New York State Department of Health regulations and survey process and successful experience
  • Prior ADON level experience preferred
  • Proven ability to develop healthy relationships with others (with medical staff, other department managers, and the public) in a resident/family centered focused environment.  Demonstrated ability to work with residents and staff in a variety of stressful and adverse scenarios.  Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.  Ability for high level of multi-tasking.
  • Computer literacy required with word processing, spreadsheets, power point
  • PRI & MDS knowledge/experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Power Point preferred

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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