Assistant DON

Mt Olive, West Virginia   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:19376


Wexford Health

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POSITION:            Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
SCHEDULE:         Full-Time / Monday-Friday Day Shift / 8.5 hour shifts / On-call Rotation / Option for 4 10s Tues-Fri
FACILITY:             Mount Olive Correctional Complex 
LOCATION:          1 Mountainside Way, Mount Olive, WV 25185

A Job Should be MORE than just a paycheck.
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers.  Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.
The majority of our patients come from marginalized or impoverished backgrounds.  In many cases, our doctors, nurses, and behavioral health professionals represent the patient’s first experience with quality, compassionate health care.
We heal and rehabilitate thousands of incarcerated patients every day.
When you join Wexford Health, you do more than just further your career.
You also become part of a team-a family-whose mission is to care for patients that cannot care for themselves.
You change lives.
You make a difference.
If you are looking for a position that empowers you to do MORE… then look at Wexford Health.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account


The Assistant Director of Nursing will supervise and participate in the preparation of plans, and report teaching fundamentals, including patient care and health record documentation. The proper candidate will work effectively with patients, medical and nursing staff, security staff at all levels, administrative and support staff and consulting physicians.


  1. Serve as a professional role model by being tactful and diplomatic at all time.
  2. Ensure that all job-related site and contractual agreements are met.
  3. Complete accurate daily, weekly and monthly statistical reports and submits them to the Director of Nursing by the third day of each month.
  4. Assist the Site Manager/Health Services Administrator (HSA) in investigating incident reports/unusual occurrences thoroughly and reporting significant findings to the Health Services Administrator/Medical Director.
  5. Enhance professionalism by attending a minimum of twelve (12) continuing education hours annually.
  6. Adhere to established policies and procedures of the company and the correctional facility.
  7. Attend and participate in administrative meetings as necessary.
  8. Other duties as required and/or assigned.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.


Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmate patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

Job Requirements:

TRAVEL: Minimal travel throughout the region is required.

LICENSING: Current Nursing License within the state of West Virginia.

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited nursing school; BSN, preferred.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two (2) years of administrative and/or correctional nursing experience preferred.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • General math and analytical skills, and planning, administrative and organizational skills essential. 
  • Demonstrated experience meeting multiple deadlines.  Must ensure documents are ready for review well in advance of any deadline.
  • Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment.
  • Must be able assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects.





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