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RN Assistant Director of Nursing Services

Company: Gardner Heights Health Care Center
Location: Shelton
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Gardner Heights Health Care Center - Gardner Heights, a 110-bed skilled nursing community located in Shelton, CT. Gardner Heights has an excellent community reputation and historically strong census. A notable provider of secure dementia care, we also specialize in long-term living and short-term rehabilitation options. At Gardner Heights, we pride ourselves on decades of staff longevity, which translates to excellent resident care outcomes and sets us apart from other providers
Apple Rehab -is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too. Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office, -right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company. Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in your backyard.
Job Description:
Assists the Director of Nursing Services (DNS) in planning, organizing, developing and directing the daily operations of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards and regulations as directed by the DNS or Administrator. Represents the DNS at meetings and on committees as required. Ensures the highest quality care is given at all times in a safe, secure facility.
With guidance of DNS, the Registered NurseAssistant Director of Nursing Services plans special studies and evaluations of specific nursing functions to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Assists in coordinating nursing services with all other resident services and other facility staff. Fosters and maintains inter-departmental communication and cooperation to ensure that issues are addressed correctly. The Registered NurseAssistant Director of Nursing participates in a quality assurance process as well as in DPH surveys and inspections and assists with actions to correct deficiencies. In the absence of the DNS, assumes overall responsibility of the DNS position. Acts as a Nursing Supervisor as required.
The Registered Nurse Assistant Director of Nursing Services ensures accurate completion of A&I reports and investigations in accordance with policies. Tracks incident trends, performs root cause analysis and develops interventions for accident prevention. Assists with performance evaluation of nursing department staff as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current unencumbered RN license in state of CT
  • Previous experience in long term care
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous ADNS or DNS experience in a skilled nursing facility.

      Apple Rehab offers an attractive benefit package for employees of 30 hours or greater that includes the following:

      • Scholarships and career growth opportunities
      • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off
      • 7 Paid Holidays
      • Health Insurance Benefits
      • Short & Long Term Disability
      • Call-a-Doc / 24-7 MD telephone service
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Life Insurance
      • 401K Retirement Program
      • Longevity Credit


Keywords: Gardner Heights Health Care Center, New England , RN Assistant Director of Nursing Services, Executive , Shelton, Northeast

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