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Assistant Director of Nursing

Date: Jan 13, 2020

Requisition ID: 72336

Ministry:  PLC Senior Services

Location: PLC St Anne Center

Location Address:
4405 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL  61107-1452 United States (US)



Department: 40120480 Skilled NSG SAC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Assistant Directorof Nursing assesses, plans, develops, directs, and evaluates patient care activities and personnel in assigned departments. Implements policies and procedures, maintains and improves the level of patient care and standards of care in assigned units, and ensures compliance with established standards and practices and regulatory requirements by all nursing personnel. Functions as the Director of Nursing in the absence of the Director.



  1. Hires talented and dependable staff, and delegates responsibility effectively. Trains nursing staff on new processes and procedures. Develops employees to achieve established organizational goals.
  2. Manages employee performance by providing feedback, corrective counseling, and regularly scheduled performance evaluations. Keeps an accurate log on performance improvement data collection.
  3. Investigates and evaluates resident incidents. Evaluates nursing care and documentation by checking nurses’ notes and care plans.
  4. Conducts correctional and educational in-services relating to resident care and documentation.Maintains open communication and open-door policy for direct reports. Addresses and resolves employee issues in a timely manner. Promotes positive patient, visitor, physician and interdepartmental interactions/communications. 
  5. Serves as leader for group of personnel rendering nursing care to a number of patients.

This represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.



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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                              

Graduate of an accredited nursing program is required. Minimum one year of experience, required.  Active CPR Certification, required.

Minimum one year of experience in Skilled Nursing facility, preferred.  Prior experience in nursing management, preferred

Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Skilled NSG SAC

Job Function: Nursing 

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