Responsible for the supervision of the delivery of care to a group of residents on a nursing unit. Assess resident’s needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care, evaluate nursing care, and supervise CNAs and other personnel delivery of nursing care

The ADON assists the DON with a wide variety of nursing administration duties, such as nursing supervision and management, among others.


1. Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a LPN or Registered Nurse (preferred).

2. Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills specific to geriatrics.

3. Demonstrates understanding that state and Federal rules and regulations govern the practices within facility.

4. Ongoing pursuit of Continuing Education Credits in clinical subjects, management, personal growth and development.

5. Demonstrates working knowledge of infection control principles and practices.

6. Proven ability to communicate effectively and positively with staff, residents and family members.

7. Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company software.

8. Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.

9. Must meet all local health regulation and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.

10. Must be capable of performing the essential job functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.


Duties: Deliver and maintain optimum resident care and comfort by demonstrating knowledge and skills of current nursing practices. Transcribe physician and/or health care professionals’ orders appropriately and accurately. Ask for clarification of questionable orders from the ordering physician and/or health care professionals. Perform only those activities which are within the scope of RN nursing practice. Notify physician and/or health care professionals if orders are not carried out and document event appropriately. Follow company, facility and departmental policies and procedures, and appropriately utilize nursing judgement. Ensure accurate documentation of all medical records and reporting forms. Promptly respond to call lights and other resident’s needs.


Duties: Supervise CNAs and other personnel. May supervise other Nurse including other RNs. Coach, counsel and assign CNAs and other Nurses to provide quality resident care. Independently evaluate the job skills and work performance of the Care Specialists and other Nurses through the formal performance evaluation process. Appropriately discipline or participate in the discipline of CNAs and other Nurses for violations of work rules, policies or poor performance, including the recommendation of suspension and terminations. Recognize CNAs and other Nurses for exceptional care and job performance on a regular basis and as part of their formal performance evaluation. Assign CNAs and other Nurses specific duties for resident care and direct their work. Assign hours, breaks and meal periods to CNAs and other Nurses. Ensure proper staffing by calling in replacement employees for CNAs and other Nurses not reporting for work and by transferring or reassigning CNAs and other Nurses to ensure adequate staffing levels. Revise work schedules of CNAs and other Nurses as necessary. Train and/or assist in the orientation of new employees. Attempt to effectively resolve CNAs and other Nurses’ problems/complaints and grievances. Incorporate CNAs and other Nurses in a work team to meet resident needs. Attend and participate in supervisory meetings. Support and follow through with management team goals. Perform other management duties as assigned.

Company Info

Company Name
Davis Center

Contact Name




Bloomfeild, IA