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Assistant Director of Nursing (A-DON)

Company: Wellpath / Correct Care Solutions
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

We're on a path to better healthcare.
Join us Search by title, keyword or req # Search by City, State Within Search by Facility Viewing: Assistant Director of Nursing (A-DON) Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!" About this roleUnder the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON) or higher licensed medical professional, the Assistant Director of Nursing will be responsible for assisting DON in planning, developing, and directing the operation of the Nursing Department in compliance with all applicable nursing standards, local, state and federal regulations and laws.What you bring to the tableEducation:--- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
--- BSN or Masters in Nursing is preferredExperience:--- Minimum of 3 years' experience in health care management
--- Minimum of 3 years' correctional experience
--- Five years' experience in health care management
--- Five years' experience in corrections/detention facilityLicenses/Certifications:--- Unrestricted current RN license in state of practice - must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.
--- Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
--- Current (and must maintain) lifesaving ACLS certification through AHAWhat you will doAssist in the overall responsibility for coordinating the health care services for facilities and carrying out the terms of the contract, Public Health, and ACA standards. In the absence of the Director of Nursing, oversee the nursing staff to ensure quality careAssist in the recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, and supervision of all nursing personnelPerform employee coaching and evaluations and make recommendations for employee promotion/disciplineAssist with nursing sick call and scheduling all shifts in the absence of DONAssist in carrying out physician/FNP/PA orders as neededCommunicate to physician and FNP/PA any potentially significant medical complaint or observation discovered during routine dutiesAssist the on-site medical director and HSA/AHSA in the credentialing process for RN's working under standardized proceduresAssist with clinical and administrative mattersAssist the HSA and DON with establishing and maintaining Policy and Procedure and nursing standard procedureManagement and control of Methadone as assignedMaintain employee personnel files and monitor compliance with licensure and certificationsRecommend and participate in the development of organizational policies to include monitoring and enforcement of Infection Control policies and procedures; assist on organization committees such as QA and regular staff meetingsResponsible for overseeing submission of monthly statistics as requiredConduct Quality Management and monthly CQI studies audits as outlined in policies and yearly scheduled Adult Facilities Quality AssuranceMonitor persons served with positive TB skin test results for appropriate care, treatment, follow up and referral to public health personnel upon release overseeing infection control nurseOversee routine logs: medical equipment such as ER bag checklist, Narcotics & sharps logs, insulin vials logs, fridge temperature checks, spore counts logs, incident reportsRelieve nurse supervisor position or staff nurse as neededFollow up persons served sent to ER, Out Patient Housing Unit patient acuity, and Intake, transfer, release flowMonitor nursing and medical assistant's workflowMaintain biohazard regulation with sharps container and environmental inspections monthlyAssist with responding to grievances as neededResponsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reports

  • Performs other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you
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Keywords: Wellpath / Correct Care Solutions, Fairfield , Assistant Director of Nursing (A-DON), Executive , Fairfield, California

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