Assistant Director of Nursing

 

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) to join our team of healthcare professionals at Mount Olive Correctional Complex in Mount Olive, West Virginia.

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

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  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.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

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.

 

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.

OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 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.

EOE/M/F/D/V