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Assistant Director, Nursing - Heritage Village - Kankakee, IL

Requisition ID: 47839

Location: PLC Heritage Village

Location Address:
901 North Entrance Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901-2026 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day


The Assistant Director, Nursing assesses, plans, develops, directs, and evaluates patient care activities and personnel in assigned departments. Implements policies and procedures, maintains and improves the level of patient care and standards of care in assigned units, and ensures compliance with established standards and practices and regulatory requirements by all nursing personnel. Functions as the Director of Nursing in the absence of the Director.

  • Hires talented and dependable staff, and delegates responsibility effectively. Trains nursing staff on new processes and procedures. Develops employees to achieve established organizational goals.
  • Manages employee performance by providing feedback, corrective counseling, and regularly scheduled performance evaluations. Keeps an accurate log on performance improvement data collection.
  • Investigates and evaluates resident incidents. Evaluates nursing care and documentation by checking nurses' notes and care plans. Conducts correctional and educational in-services relating to resident care and documentation.
  • Maintains open communication and open-door policy for direct reports. Addresses and resolves employee issues in a timely manner. Promotes positive patient, visitor, physician and interdepartmental
  • Serves as leader for group of personnel rendering nursing care to a number of patients.
  • Collaborates with facility teams, committees and task forces. Participates in the determination of services, reviews and makes recommendations for changes in department policies/procedures to improve resident care; updating annually or as required.
  • Aides in facility planning and program development. Actively participates in interdisciplinary teams to improve services, solve problems and resolve resident issues.
  • Chairs Infection Control Committee and calculates infection control statistics.

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program is required.
    • Minimum one year of experience required.
    • Experience in long term care preferred.

    Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
    Department Name: Skilled NSG HVL
    Presence Health 
    Location: KankakeeIL 60901
    Document ID: AC092-1UYB  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time

    Posted on: 2018-03-1903/19/2018
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