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Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Lifeskills South Florida
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Lifeskills South Florida is looking for a dedicated, engaging Associate Director of Nursing to join our team.This position oversees and manages all nursing functions for both the Deerfield Beach (Residential ) and Delray Beach (IOP/PHP) facilities. Employees perform administrative and supervisory work in managing staff functions and evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to clientele. This position maintains the responsibility and accountability for client care, nursing staff, and performs duties in accordance with established regulations, policies, nursing standards, and medical instructions.
Essential Responsibilities

  • Supports and demonstrates practices consistent with the mission, philosophy, standards, policies, and procedures of the Lifeskills South Florida's Nursing Department.
  • Assists the Director of Nursing in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the day-to-day functions of the facility in accordance with current regulations and guidelines that govern the facility.
  • Participates in developing, maintaining, and updating the written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the facility.
  • Serves as the nursing administrative resource and leader for the facility in the absence of the Director of Nursing.
  • Delegates clinical and managerial responsibilities to nursing staff. Supervises and assesses staffing needs for the shift and allocates nursing personnel accordingly.
  • Recommends staffing patterns to the director of nursing and oversees the daily staffing schedule. Serves as a resource to staff in clinical and managerial decision-making.
  • Assures nursing staff complies with facility policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Identifies problems and reports and makes recommendations for addressing these problems to the Director of Nursing through a review of nursing documentation and periodic QA audits.
  • Interviews applicants for position vacancies and makes hiring recommendations to the Director of Nursing.
  • Collaborates with unit nurse managers/off shift supervisors in the performance evaluations of employees; makes promotion and termination recommendations to the Director of Nursing.
  • Discipline's nursing staff and consults with unit nurse managers/off shift supervisors regarding disciplinary actions.
  • Communicates problems and needs to other departments. Assists with managing documentation and investigates incidents and accidents. Participates in developing, implementing, and revising the facility's quality assurance program.
  • Assists and participates in activities related to facility inspection or investigation by regulatory or accrediting agencies. Conducts meetings to communicate information and changes or additions in policies and procedures.
  • Prepares written and oral reports for the director of nursing.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, communication, and evaluation of client care plans.
  • Assures staff is implementing care plans, delivering care appropriately, and recognizing changes in client's status.
  • Completes payroll as needed and monitors and follows up on employee attendance as required.
  • Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in emergency situations including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.ISJP123

Keywords: Lifeskills South Florida, Deerfield Beach , Assistant Director of Nursing, Healthcare , Deerfield Beach, Florida

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