Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - MQMC

Job Description

We are looking for awesome people to join our awesome team of employees at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services!

If you have a passion to be part of an agency whose mission is to create communities that promote the dignity of human life and reflect the spirit of Jesus Christ …Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is where you want to be! We are currently looking for an Assistant Director of Nursing at our Mary, Queen and Mother Center Skilled Nursing Facility.

This position will assist the DON in planning, developing, organizing and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Department in accordance with current federal, state and local requirements that govern our facility and as may be directed by the Administrator to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Benefits include:
· Dental insurance
· Health insurance
· Life insurance
· Retirement plan
· Tuition reimbursement
· Vision insurance

Duties & Responsibilities

Assists the Director of Nursing in coordinating the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the functions of the 24 hour Nursing Care Facility in accordance with Federal, State, and MQMC guidelines.
Oversee the assessment, intervention and evaluation of residents who are ill, newly admitted or exhibit a change in condition.
Assist Supervisors and or charge nurses with activities of the medical director, staff physicians, and consultant while ensuring the follow through of orders.
Ensure that Supervisors and Charge Nurses are Leading, Supervising, and Assisting CNAs and CMTs in delivering Quality Care to all Residents and properly documenting in Progress Notes Resident Change of Condition and or Doctor Orders.
Ensures that a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident is maintained.
Conducts Chart Audits to all new Admissions within 24 hours of Admission.
Coordinates nursing services with other resident service to ensure the continuity of the resident’s care(other internal disciplinary departments and external consultants)
Schedules and Chairs monthly Supervisor meetings. Provides leadership training that includes the administrative and supervisory principles essential for the Supervisors and nursing staff.
Assist in the overall recruitment, training, employment and separation of the nursing staff with DON, Administrator and Director of Human Resources.
Addresses grievances in conjunction with Human Resources.
Assists the development, maintenance and updating of written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the department with the support of the nursing staff.
Reviews applications of potential admissions to determine appropriate level of care needs.
Completes employee performance evaluations on designated Due Date for staff directly supervised.
Responsible for ensuring staff follows HR Policies and Procedures.
Has the ability to be flexible and perform other duties as assigned by the DON, and Administrator.


Current Missouri registered nursing license, or current Missouri licensed practical nursing license (under the direct supervision of registered nurse).
At least five (5) years experience in long term care Nursing.
Knowledge of regulations pertaining to long term care and medical records.

Pre-Employment Screening
All candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening. The screenings will include criminal background check and other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, Covid-19 and Influenza vaccinations. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

CRSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cardinal Ritter Senior Services

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services (CRSS) provides programs, communities and services designed to meet the needs of senior adults across a continuum of care. Our mission at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is to create communities that promote the dignity of human life and reflect the spirit of Jesus Christ. With our social service programs, affordable housing, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing communities and volunteer opportunities, we honor choices and maintain the quality of life for senior adults. We provide independence, options and the highest quality of service to senior adults.

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