November 28, 2022

Join our team! We are seeking a Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) to lead a team of long-term care professionals. This is a vital role in a facility with a positive community reputation, a history of successful outcomes, and an experienced cohesive team.

YOU are our greatest asset! We offer our Assistant Director of Nursing the following benefits:

  •          Competitive wage
  •          Affordable Health Plan (Medical, Dental and Life insurance available)
  •          Great culture and work environment
  •          401k (Matching)
  •        Free Life Insurnace
  •        Plus Much more



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


Responsibilities for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON):

  • Assist the Director of Nursing in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing department, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
  • Participate in developing, maintaining, and updating our written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of nursing department.
  • Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing.
  • Assist the resident and Discharge Planning Coordinator in planning the nursing portion of the resident’s discharge plan.
  • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Agree not to disclose resident’s protected health information and promptly report suspected or known violations of such disclosure to Administrator.
  • Service on the Quality Assurance and Assessment Committee as directed.
  • Schedule, attend, and participate in developing the agenda for the Care Plan Team Meetings as required.
  • Encourage the resident and his/her family to participate in the development and review of the resident’s plan of care.
  • Be sure that staff members are providing care that reflects the wishes of the resident.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information including protected health information. Report known or suspected incidents of unauthorized disclosure of such information.
  • Ensure all nursing personnel are knowledgeable of the residents’ responsibilities and rights include the right to refuse treatment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications for Assistant Director of Nursing (DON):

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Registered Nurse with current unencumbered state licensure.
  • Must have, as a minimum, 2 years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility.
  • Must have, as a minimum of 6 months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as at the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.


Apply today for immediate consideration!



Elevate Care is a fully integrated post-acute care consortium offering 24-hour skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, post-hospital recovery and many more clinical specialized programs. We not only provide the highest quality of care, we take it to the next level. Elevate Care is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and much more.

Elevate Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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