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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

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

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Are you looking for a new start? A great opportunity awaits with Elderwood! Overview:

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Opportunity!


If you are an experienced leader seeking the opportunity to make an impact on your team, consider the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) position at Elderwood at Cheektowaga. Ideal candidates are positive and dynamic individuals that can lead with a caring attitude. 


Take the next step in your career by putting patient CARE first - we are People caring for People!


Assistant Director of Nursnig (ADON) Overview:

  • To assist the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director, and/or Director of Nursing, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
  • Assist the Director of Nursing with staff management, training, scheduling, and personnel functions.
  • Responsible for responding immediately to residents’ requests. Exhibits the highest level of customer services towards residents, staff and visitors.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
  • Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy.
  • Ensures that residents, staff and visitors are treated with respect and kindness.
  • Ensures rights of residents and personal preferences in care and treatment are respected.
  • Supervises nursing staff on all med rooms/units/floors while on duty.
  • Conducts periodic rounds, provides input for the nursing care of residents, acts as a nurse resource person for all nursing staff.
  • Maintains safe conditions for residents and staff.
  • Monitors resident care standards during performance of duties and ensures that high standards of care are being provided.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.

  • Credentials as a Registered Nurse (RN) with a current state license in good standing in state which work is performed.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience as an RN
  • Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in nursing education, training, and/or performing in-services desired.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in various computer applications, programs, and electronic medical records.
  • Ability to participate in facility on-call program which may include working at facility on evenings and weekends.


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.

Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood at Cheektowaga, Tonawanda , Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), Other , Tonawanda, New York

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