ADON-RN

Edgemere Dallas

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 1 week ago

POSITION SUMMARY

Assist the DON in maintaining the standards of resident care, and staff
development. Assist the DON in establishing policies, and interpreting
policies
according to the standards of nursing practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be
construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and
assigned.

* Assist the DON in administration of policies and procedures of the Health Center Department.
* Assist the DON in planning, organizing, and supervising the Health Center Department around the clock in order to insure competent nursing care

for the residents.

* Assist or maintain an active staff development program.
* Provide education, training and competency evaluation for nursing staff.
* Conduct resident assessments/observations and advises the DON of concerns related to resident care.
* Monitors the resident medical and nursing history for completeness and inclusion in the medical record.
* Monitors MDS assessments and care plans for updating as needed.
* Participate in resident care conference meeting.
* Serves as the Infection Preventionist (IP) and oversees the infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship programs.
* Participates in QAA.
* Establishes and maintains good public relations.
* Assists the DON to maintain the standards of care.
* Participates in the “on-call” rotation
* Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Directly supervises employees in the Health Center. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and

applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance;
rewarding and disciplining employees

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

Educational Requirements and Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
* Registered Nurse with a current license in good standing.
* Three years experience in long-term care preferred.
* Previous management experience preferred.
* Knowledgeable of standards of care and practices applicable to the delivery of geriatric services, complex medical conditions, multiple medical

diagnoses, including preventive measures, rehabilitation, and promoting
independence.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Language Ability:

o Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, speaking the
primary language of the residents.
o Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,
professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
o Ability to read and interpret physician orders, reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals.
o Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from
managers, physicians, residents, and the general public.

* Mathematical Skills:

o Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dosages, fluid intake &
output, accurate measurements, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume.
o Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry as needed to the
delivery of medical services.

* Cognitive Demands:

o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
o Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.

* Computer Skills:

o Ability to use Microsoft Windows, including Word and Excel. Ability to use
email and the Internet.

* Competencies:

o Must demonstrate an interest in working with a senior population.
o Provides leadership by exhibiting confidence in self and others; Inspires
and motivates others to perform well.
o Interacts with guests, residents and staff in a courteous and friendly
manner.
o Responds promptly to resident and visitor needs and assistance.
o Supports organization’s goals and values.
o Balances team and individual responsibilities.
o Manages people effectively by taking responsibility for subordinates’
activities; makes self-available to staff; Provides regular performance
feedback; Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Improves
processes, products and services.
o Provides leadership by exhibiting confidence in self and others; Inspires
and motivates others to perform well.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTABILITY

* Works primarily indoors in a climate-controlled setting.
* Team Members may be exposed to blood and/or body fluids with potential exposure to hazardous materials and infectious diseases.
* Possible exposure to unpleasant odors.
* Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the SDS Manual.
* Continuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrational.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be
met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to
stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger,
handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is
occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must
regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds independently and up to 190 pounds
with assistance of a second employee and/or mechanical devices. Must be
able to push up to 350 lb. (wheelchair). The employee may occasionally be
required to lift greater than 190 pounds with the assistance of additional
staff and/or a mechanical lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision
and depth perception.

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