Position Summary: Assumes the overall responsibility for managing the Nursing Department to ensure that the day-to-day operations and long-term goals deliver the highest quality care and service. Responsible for establishing the standards of care, policies and practices that observe residential care best practices and comply with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Performs the duties of Assistant Director of Nursing (“ADON”) in ADON’s absence or if the ADON position does not exist in the facility.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred Education or Experience
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. They include:
The work environment is a professional healthcare environment. Employees could be exposed to:
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