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Assistant Director of Nursing

Assistant Director of Nursing

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RiverWoods is the Seacoast's premier life care community, offering three levels of care - independent, assisted living and skilled nursing.  Founded in 1994, our non-profit organization is dedicated to the belief that growing older should enhance, not diminish, the opportunity for a productive and rewarding life.  Here, you will have the opportunity to work in a bright, attractive and vibrant community and enjoy a thriving long-term career.


We are currently seeking a Full Time Assistant Director of Nursing to join our dynamic Healthcare Team at the Woods Campus.  The ideal candidate will provide quality customer service with a positive attitude and commitment to teamwork while meeting the needs of residents, staff, and visitors.  The ADON provides daily supervision and guidance to the nursing staff, to assure positive clinical outcomes and to assume the leadership responsibilities in the absence of the Director of Nursing.


Under the general direction of the Director of Nursing, with established company and departmental policies and procedures, some key functions include but are not limited to:


  • Supports nursing staff in the day-to-day operations of The Lodge by making daily rounds. 
  • Monitor care planning, documentation and the care provided to ensure that the Standard care rendered to all Lodge residents is of the highest quality and the staffs’ performance is in accordance with the established Standard of Clinical Practice and Performance.
  • Organizes and leads clinical outcome committees as assigned by the Director of Nursing.
  • As part of the nursing management team shares responsibility of being on call for in-house staff.  This may mean assuming coverage as a staff nurse on the nursing units in the event of inadequate numbers of staff to care for residents.
  • Assumes leadership of nursing department in the absence of the Director of Nursing
  • Provides in-service education and attendance logs
  • Responsible for orienting new employees as directed by the DON
  • Participates in the review, development and update of the Nursing Service Policy and Procedures Manual and nursing objectives and philosophies.
  • May participate in the hiring, evaluating, and disciplining process for employees.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all resident care information.


At RiverWoods, you can expect to find a fun, energetic and friendly team of people who enjoy working together and creating excellence for our residents.  Our staff, residents and trustees are partners in open communication in the development of our organization.  We are a nationally-recognized Fit Friendly company and a non-smoking campus.  RiverWoods offers many programs that support employees' personal and professional development and provides internal career growth opportunities.


Work Schedule: This is a 40 hour a week position with an on call component of roughly 3-4 days per month.


Must be an RN.

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