Assistant Director of Nursing

Nursing Wichita, Kansas


Description

Position at St. Anthony's Senior Care Hospital - Wichita

Job Description

As the Assistant Director of Nursing, you will work alongside the hospital’s Director of Nursing to ensure patients receive world class care, also serving as the Assistant Director of Nursing in the hospital. To ensure patients get the right treatment, you will review the condition of the patient, the doctor’s orders, and insurance to formulate a treatment plan for each patient. Ideally, you will possess leadership skills, value challenging work and strong working relationships, have effective communication skills, and be organized. This is a highly valued position in the hospital.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assess quality of patient care
  • Conduct regular rounds patient safety rounds
  • Provide management of the nursing care to the patients
  • Complete admission assessments on all newly admitted patients
  • Transfer and discharge patients with appropriate and accurate information

General Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all nursing related staff is effectively trained, monitored, and evaluated regarding patient safety
  • Communicate with and educate family members regarding the progress of patients and help them understand their family member’s mental illness

Qualifications:

  • Current state RN license required
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required
  • 1+ year(s) of experience in an inpatient healthcare environment and/or behavioral health environment required

Working Conditions:

  • Behavioral healthcare in a hospital environment
  • May require standing up or walking for up to 75% of the time
  • Required to use assistance when attempting to assist, lift or carry objects over 25 lbs.

**Position Available 6am - 6pm / weekends & shifts negotiable***