Guardian Elder Care is scouting for a Staff Development Nurse / Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) at Guardian Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center located in Nanticoke, PA. Do you enjoy providing hands on teaching opportunities?
Do you thrive in a supportive and rewarding environment and want to make a significant difference in the lives of elderly members in your community? If so, please read on!
We provide excellent benefits that include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more! Plus, we provide a great work environment and lots of advancement opportunities. If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, apply today!
We are committed to the safety and care of our employees and residents with equipment and processes in place to protect them.
ABOUT GUARDIAN ELDER CARE
Since we began in 1995, Guardian has grown to 59 Healthcare Communities, with 52 located in Pennsylvania, 5 in Ohio, and 2 in West Virginia. Guardian also operates ancillary divisions to provide pharmacy, rehabilitation, advanced practitioner services, home health, and home care services.
These divisions were formed to provide excellent support to our patients' communities and neighbors in the surrounding areas. As Pennsylvania's largest independent provider of skilled nursing services, we are proud to be a recognized leader in offering healthcare services to today's seniors.
Caring for seniors is serious business, but that doesn't mean you won't have fun while you do it! Guardian Elder Care is a tight-knit, family-oriented team committed to operating with the utmost integrity and compassion. Our focus on clinical excellence carries over to our numerous professional development and continuing education opportunities, as well as the schedule flexibility that allows our staff to maintain a satisfying work-life balance.
DAY IN THE LIFE AS A STAFF DEVELOPMENT NURSE / ASSISTANCE DIRECTOR OF NURSING
As a Staff Development Nurse/ Assistant Director of Nursing at our elder care facility you will partner with the Director of Nursing and Medical Director. You will be responsible for providing hands on training for our nursing team.
This involves being accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of infectious diseases between residents, staff, visitors and the community.
You'll assist the Director of Nursing in planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing department, in accordance with company policy and all appropriate regulations. You'll also be responsible for infection control and prevention as well as treating wounds.
You'll also be asked in participate in facility surveys/inspections from regulatory agencies as requested by the administrator or director of nursing. You will also assist with developing, implementing and periodically updating resident written discharge plans. Performance of administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary throughout the day.
You teach, mentor, and inspire each member to give their best and continue to develop professionally. Your creativity comes into play as you plan and carry out orientations, educational opportunities, and in-service events for the benefit of our entire nursing staff which in-turn benefits the residents of our senior care community.
Your love for senior care is evident in all you do. You enjoy your job, and your positive attitude filters down to our staff, as well as our patients and their families.
Licensed as an RN
Previous nurse supervisor experience
2 years long term care facility experience
Previous staff development experience
Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Are you patient and emotionally mature?
Are you open to constructive feedback? Can teach yet also collaborate as a team player? If so, you might just be perfect to join our skilled nursing team as a Staff Development Nurse!
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR SKILLED NURSING TEAM?
We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be the right for this caring, hands-on position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
Guardian Elder Care