Assistant Director of Nursing

Job Description

Kissito exists for the betterment and care of human life.

The Brian Center Botetourt,a complex care facility in Fincastle, Va .,is currently seeking a qualified Nursing Professional for an ADON. Candidates must have a Virginia license from an accredited school and have prior, graduated leadership experience. Previous ADON, long term care experience and knowledge of Long Term Care Regulations preferred. The successful candidate will work with leadership at all levels of the organization to guide the nursing staff in the day to day processes and operations of caring for our residents. Duties include unit and staff management, physician interface, QI reports and audits, create, implement, and evaluate nursing policies; educate staff; assist in maintaining nursing budget; and providing the highest level of care for our residents and families. The position requires strong clinical skills, excellent inter-personal and communication skills, and the ability to work with little supervision.


Assist with the supervision of Nursing Staff in fulfillment of department programs and activities within budget, with high quality and on schedule.
Supervise nursing staff with direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing, selection, training, motivating, wage and salary recommendations, and performance appraisals.
Enhance company posture on EEO/ADA by making a good faith effort to recruit, select, develop, and retain protected class employees.
Assure all nursing staff attends required training
Complete and maintain a staffing schedule which ensures the provision of quality care within established budgetary guidelines.
Orient and train staff in proper work practices upon hire.
Conduct and evaluate retraining and refresher training for all nursing staff, as needed.
Monitor department staff to assure that they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
Monitor nursing staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.
Ensure the nursing staff actively participants in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department.
Interpret and explain the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc. as necessary.
Promote an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment, throughout the facility.
Represent the facility at, and participates in, community events.
Maintain good public relations that serve the best interest of both the facility and the community.
Maintain positive relations with residents, their families, and support staff to assure that residents’ needs are continually met.

Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Must possess a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse License issued by the State.
Previous nursing supervision experience in a long-term care facility, preferred.

Works in office areas, as well as throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary. Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances. Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors. Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

Job Type: Full-time

Company Info

Company Name
Kissito Healthcare, Inc.

Company URL

Contact Name
Mary Newcomb


540-478-2288 EXT 3002


188 Old Fincastle Rd
Fincastle, VA 24090