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Director of Nursing (DON) - Assisted Living Facility (ALF)

Company: Elderwood Asst Living at Cheektowaga
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Overview:

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) looking to take the next step in your nursing career? We have a unique opportunity for a Director of Nursing (DON) at Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga. 


We are seeking a professional, committed and team-focused nurse to take on this leadership role. 


While this position does ultimately require PRI and UAS certifications, Elderwood will provide a pathway to these certifications if a candidate is lacking either or both. 


Resident Care Manager / Director of Nursing (DON) Position Overview:

  • The Resident Care Manager team member assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for the overall staffing, staff training and development, and management of personnel in the Resident Care Department. The Resident Care Manager also is responsible for the overall quality of care assessment, planning, documentation and provision of services to residents.
  • Staff Management, Training, Scheduling, and Personnel Functions
  • Responsible for the overall direction and supervision of all direct care carried out by resident care staff.
  • Assess resident on admission, obtain medical history, check physician orders, transfer and pre-admission information. Review resident’s medical and social history. Conduct re-admission assessments for residents in area hospitals when necessary.
  • Serve as spokesperson for the Resident Care Department for matters relating to the Department of Health.
  • Oversee operations of the resident care department.
  • Participate in the facility on call program.
  • Credentials of Registered Professional Nurse with a current state license required.
  • At least two years of supervisory nursing experience required.
  • AH, EHP, ALR, ALP or other Assisted Living experience preferred.




Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

Keywords: Elderwood Asst Living at Cheektowaga, Tonawanda , Director of Nursing (DON) - Assisted Living Facility (ALF), Other , Tonawanda, New York

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