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At Elderwood at Burlington, the Assistant Director of Nursing assists the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director, and/or Director of Nursing, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. 

The perks of working at Elderwood:

Competitive wages (recent wage restructure) including a sign on bonus of $7500
Internal Referral Bonus Program
An excellent benefits package; including health, dental, and vision coverage!
Free parking
Free uniforms
Flexible shifts
Ferry reimbursement
401(k) with a match, paid vacations and holidays, and much more

Assistant Director of Nursing Responsibilities:

Recommend to Director of Nursing written materials that will assist the nursing service department in meeting the day-to-day needs of the residents.
Assume duties of the Director of Nursing in his/her absence under the direction of the Administrator.
Assist the resident and Social Services in planning the nursing services portion of the resident discharge plan.
Assumes duties of personnel within nursing department as needed or directed by DON and/or Administrator.
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.
Recruit, interview, select, hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate nursing personnel, delegating as necessary. This also includes counseling and recommending suspension or termination of employees to Director of Nursing or Administrator as necessary, maintaining documentation to support the same.
Ensure adequate 24-hour nursing coverage in the facility.
Ensure that all nursing assistants are enrolled in or have graduated from an approved nursing assistant training program.
Assist the DON in determining the staffing needs of the nursing service department.
Ensure that all nurse aide trainees are under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
Recommend to the DON the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed.
Resolve personnel problems and build into the nursing program maximum employee motivation, keeping employees informed of current changes that effect their ability in providing quality patient care.
Develop work assignments and schedule duty hours, and/or assist nursing supervisory staff in completing or performing such tasks.
Delegate to the Charge Nurse(s) and Nurse Supervisor(s) the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability to perform their assigned duties.
Assistant Director of Nursing Qualifications:

Must possess, as a minimum, a degree in Nursing from an accredited school.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as in state.
Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Working knowledge of the principles of management, supervision, organizational behavior and structure, and communication systems.
A physical examination and/or evidence from a physician indicating free of communicable disease to be available upon employment.
Must be in good physical and mental health.
Ability to work independently or part of a group.
Effectively communicate with others.
If expected to drive company vehicle- must have valid driver’s license with good driving record and be at least 21 years of age. (In order to comply with company Driving Standards P&P).
Must have, as a minimum, 2 years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility.
Previous long-term care experience is desirable.
Computer knowledge preferred.

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Mary G. Murphy




98 Starr Farm Rd.
Burlington, VT 05401