Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Bryant- FT

  • Job Tracking ID: 512738-745622
  • Job Location: Bryant, AR
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 08, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Position Summary


The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) assists the Director of Nursing with planning, organizing and directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing services department.



Essential Job Duties


  2. Become well-versed in the Facility’s compliance with all aspects of Assisted Living II Rules and Regulations. Assists the DON in the design and implementation procedures and programs that ensure regulation compliance.
  3. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively assist the DON in the direction, leading and developing the Fox Ridge nursing team, including the ability to assist in performing employee coaching’s, counseling’s, evaluations, and maintaining a high level of accountability for all nursing employees.
  4. Assists the DON with job orientation and in-service training to employees that are focused on the developmental, behavioral and health needs of the residents.
  5. Assists the DON to ensuring appropriate review, interpretation and analysis of records and reports. Assists in the development of plans of correction and operational plans, as they relate to the operation of the program.
  6. Provide reports/recommendations as needed/required for the Director of Nursing concerning the operations of Nursing Services.
  7. Maintain documentation systems for continuity of care and record storage that assures compliance with local, state and federal regulations and Fox Ridge policies and procedures. Assures all forms and records are completed in timely manner.
  8. Assists in the planning, developing and implementing procedures and policies that enhance the quality of life for people receiving services and assures procedures that support people managing their own health care.
  9. In the absence of the DON, the Assistant DON will provide leadership to assure compliance with local, state and federal regulations and nursing practice standards.
  10. Must have a clear understanding of needs, desires and culture of Fox Ridge resident population.
  11. Assists with the management of other employees and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these employees.

Experience and Skills:



  1. Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school
  2. One year LPN experience required
  3. Six months supervisory experience preferred



Physical Demands


This position may require frequent standing/walking, bending/stooping, lifting/handling, pushing/pulling and occasional carrying. Weights may vary from 70 to 300 pounds and the frequency of treatments may vary from resident to resident. Occasionally the feet and legs are used in the motion to release and lock brakes of wheelchairs and beds.