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Assistant Director of Nursing

Asheville, NC · Healthcare
Be part of an INCLUSIVE, growing company!  Our client understands the talent and value the disability community brings to an organization.  Join a Retirement Homes team where residents and employees flourish and become extensions of family that recognizes the dignity and worth of each individual.

Our client is currently seeking an experienced, high energy, compassionate and results driven Assistant Director of Nursing to join our team. We are looking for an innovative leader who can provide full oversight of the clinical operations while pursuing the best resident quality of care.

JOB OBJECTIVE: Assist the Director of Nursing with the development and maintenance of nursing service objectives, standards, policies, procedures; help implement these programs, policies and procedures; and administer specific assigned areas of responsibility, including quality assurance, staff development, recruitment, hiring, orientation and payroll. 


  1. Covid-19 Vaccination Required
  2. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  3. Current Registered nurse license in good standing with State Board of Nursing in the state of North Carolina.
  4. Previous experience as a shift charge nurse in a long term care facility.
  5. Previous supervisory and administrative experience in a geriatric long term care setting preferred.
  6. Must be able to use the English language to satisfy the communications and record keeping requirements involved in the performance of this job position with or without reasonable accommodation,

Supervision(Given and Received):

Given: Acts as Director in Director's absence. Received: Supervised by Director of Nursing.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Helps establish nursing services philosophy and objectives.
  2. Helps to develop and maintain nursing service goals, standards of nursing practice, nursing policy and procedure manuals, and written job descriptions for each category of nursing personnel.
  3. Implements federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to nursing services.
  4. Participates in establishing and maintaining management information systems to facilitate administration of the facility' s nursing department.
  5. Directs the orientation of new employees through a plan of scheduled meetings that introduces new staff to programs, policies, procedures, and expectations of the facility.
  6. Helps develop and directs the facility training programs designed to meet the educational and staff development needs of nursing staff, specifically nursing assistants. (See job function of Director of Staff Development).
  7. or Director of Nursing.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  1. Frequent walking and standing is required, up to 80% of time on duty.
  2. Performance of job functions involves constant lifting and carrying of objects under ten pounds; the frequent lifting, carrying of from 10 to 25 pounds; and occasional lifting and carrying of objects weighing 25 to 50 pounds.
  3. Pushing and Pulling of residents n wheelchairs and/or geri-chairs, involving weights up to 300 pounds, is required 3 to 4 times a month.
  4. Frequent reaching at or below shoulder level, and climbing stairs; occasional twisting,  stooping, bending, squatting, and kneeling.
  5. Performance of job functions involves the ability to constantly concentrate on minimal to moderate detail with little to some instruction, and frequently concentrate on moderate to fine detail with some interruption.

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance after 60 days of employment
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 403 (B) Retirement Plan with company matching funds after two  years of full-time employment
  • Direct Deposit


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