Responsible for assisting the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, budgeting, inventory control, and management of facility, people, supplies, and equipment in such a way that meaningful nursing service is established to render the optimum level of resident care. The ADON reports directly to the Director of Nursing.

Duties include but are not limited to:

*Support the facility’s philosophy of care and strive to achieve its goals and objectives.

*Assist the DON in planning, organizing, and directing the Nursing Department.

*Assist in developing and administering nursing service policies.

* Supervise scheduling of all nursing department employees and coordinate nursing activities to ensure full staffing on a twenty-four (24) hour basis.

* Coordinate all nursing units weekly time schedule, as assigned.

*Enforce policies which are established by the Administrator, DON, and other departments which affect nursing. Ascertain that each employee in the nursing department is aware of the lines of authority and exercise disciplinary action or termination when necessary and provide appropriate documentation in the employee’s personnel record.

*Identify educational and clinical needs of the nursing staff and schedule in-services to address them.

*Maintain up-to-date knowledge of any changes in Federal, and State regulations, assist in modifying department policies to assure compliance, and in-service all effected personnel accordingly.



Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and hold a current Registered Professional Nurse’s license in the State of Florida.

Must have working knowledge of nursing services, nursing administration, rehabilitation, general nursing, and geriatric nursing.

 Must be qualified to assume the position by training and /or previous experience of a supervisory status, preferably in a health care facility.

Must maintain licensure, updated BLS/CPR and all training requirements as required.




  • Job Category: W. Frank Wells Nursing Home
  • Department: Nursing Home
  • Job Type: FT
  • Salary Range: Competitive and depending on experience
  • Job Posting Date: 08/29/2023