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Assistant Director of Nursing

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Director of Nursing to organize and oversee all nursing operations of the facility. You will create a collaborative and efficient workplace with attention to quality standards and policies. There, all personnel will be able to do their best in caring for patients. A director of nursing should have once been a hard-working and compassionate registered nurse who steadily developed their managerial and administrative skills. Being efficient, dedicated, a good listener and a problem-solver is what will open our door for you. The goal is to foster an excellent environment that will support everyone in working to the benefit of hospital and patients alike.

But perhaps the best part? Shaker Place offers an exceptional benefits package you won’t find anywhere else. These benefits include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Unmatched Health Care – Excellent low-cost premiums for health, dental, vision, pharmacy and more for you and your family
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance.
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including vacation, sick and holiday
  • New York State Pension
  • 401K Deferred Compensation – full or part time
  • 529C College Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Union Assisted Training
  • Monthly Bus Pass – at discounted rate of only $9
  • Referral Program


  • Direct, oversee and evaluate all nursing personnel (registered nurses, LPN etc.)
  • Guide staffing procedures
  • Set objectives and long-term goals for the nursing department
  • Organize and coordinate admission, nursing and patient care procedures
  • Develop and enforce policies aiming for legal compliance and high quality standards
  • Control budgets and monitor expenditures
  • Resolve issues and deficiencies when needed
  • Manage record-keeping procedures
  • Collaborate with other departments and professionals to streamline operations
  • Report to upper management


  • Proven experience as director of nursing
  • In-depth knowledge of hospital procedures and KPI/KQIs of patient care
  • Understanding of basic budgeting and financial reporting
  • Great knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare
  • Willingness to keep abreast of changing standards in nursing administration
  • Excellent ability to lead and develop personnel
  • Great communication and people skills
  • Outstanding organizational and stress management skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • Degree in nursing; Master’s degree in nursing or healthcare administration is a plus
  • Valid nursing and CPR certification


  • Supervising experience: 5 years (Required)


  • RN New York State License (Required)


  • $83,381.00 per year

Medical Specialty

  • Geriatrics

COVID-19 Considerations

Mandatory COVID-19 include wearing of face mask at all times, PPE as required, must be fully vaccinated, daily COVID-19 prevention questionnaire and temperature taken.