Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Position

Our home health agency is currently seeking to fill an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) position. This position calls for a Registered Nurse with at least one year of home health or hospice management experience. Though we service all of Northern California, this position would be based in Napa.

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Job Description:
The Assitant DON is responsible for ensuring that patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately. The Assistant DON is also responsible for ensuring that care and services are delivered appropriately and for the supervision of clinical personnel.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviews and evaluates each case through a variety of means such as home visits, conferences, record review and the services provided by clinicians; discusses and verifies impressions, instructs and guides clinicians to promote more effective performance and delivery of quality home care services; and is available at all times during operating hours to assist clinicians as appropriate.
  • Attends case conference meetings with personnel to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of interdisciplinary group involvement.
  • Conducts record reviews and communicates findings and recommendations. Also participates actively in quality assessment performance improvement program.
  • Assists in the screening and interviewing process of new employees. Upon hire, assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of inservice and continuing education programs.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in California.
  • At least 1 year of previous management or supervisory experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospice/home healthcare setting.
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  • Has excellent observation, good nursing judgement and communication skills. Understands home health and hospice.

Interested? Email your resume and cover letter to the email address above.

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Required experience:
At least 1 year of previous management or supervisory experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospice/: 1 year

Required license or certification:
RN license

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Required experience:
Immediate Clinical Experience: 2 years