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Assistant Director Of Nursing

Journey Hospice
February 17, 2014
Greenville, South Carolina

The ADON is an integral part of the hospice management team and as
such is responsible for assuring that all patient services are delivered according to the
hospice philosophy and concepts of care and accepted standards of practice. Keeping in
mind the mission of the organization, it is the responsibility of the ADON
to manage efficiently the resources of the company to provide quality care.
High level of community visibility, especially with physicians, other health
professionals, and providers of service
• Some supervisory and program development work outside of normal business hours
required
• Reliable transportation for supervisory work outside of the office required.
• Hands-on patient care required and admissions
• Good listening skills required
• Contact with patient/family with some risk of exposure to communicable disease
responsible for overall direction and guidance of all patient care services
• Assures that all patient care activities are provided according to all state and federal
requirements, and are provided according to accepted standards of practice
• Assures that all patient care activities are provided according to the standards, policies
and procedures set by Journey Healthcare
• Assures timely response to all patient care inquiries
• Assures timely response to all referrals to the program
• Assures appropriateness of all admissions
• Assures timely admission process regarding assessment and development of the
interdisciplinary plan of care
• Assures the efficient coordination of the interdisciplinary team meeting
• Is responsible for implementing the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement
program regarding patient/family services
• Oversees the patient care reporting systems in the program to assure smooth transfer
of information
• Is responsible for organizing the hospice service records and assuring timely and
accurate inclusion of information
• Participates with the rest of the management team in program review, Performance
Improvement Projects (PIP) and problem solving
• Plans and conducts as necessary continuing education programs for staff, volunteers,
other health professionals, and the community at large
• Provides clinical and administrative support to the patient care staff
• Serves on the standing Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Committee and
on other committees or task forces as requested by the Director of Nurses/ Supervising
Nurse/Administrator
• Carries out all other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Current registered nurse license in state of employment
• Louisiana Patient Care Coordinator must be an RN currently licensed to practice in
the State of Louisiana with no restrictions; have at least 2 years full time experience as
an RN; however, 2 years of full time clinical experience in hospice care as a LPN may
be substituted for the 2 years of experience as a RN.
• Demonstrated management experience
• Experience with terminally ill patients
• Must have current CPR certification.
• Personal car for travel or other method of reliable and flexible transportation
• Valid STATE driver’s license and current auto liability insurance
• Must have a clear state specific motor vehicle check as applicable
February 17, 2014
Please send resumes to garland.fisher@journeyhospice.com
Garland Fisher
8644517603