Assistant Director of Nursing Services Job Description

The Assistant Director of Nursing Services is the second-in-charge of the nursing department.

The Assistant Director of Nursing Services is the second-in-charge of the nursing department.

In the absence of the Director of Nursing, the Assistant Director of Nursing Services is responsible for the operation of a nursing unit, wing or entire health care facility, depending on the organizational structure. The responsibilities of an Assistant Director of Nursing Services vary according to organizational structure, size and ownership.

Supervision

Administration

Regulatory Compliance

Patient Care

Education

2016 Salary Information for Registered Nurses

 

About the Author

Dr. Kimberly Perkins is a seasoned leader in health care administration with experience in independent, assisted, skilled nursing, critical access, rural health, and memory care services. Perkins has performed in a music video by the Assisted Living Federation of America. Having lived as an undercover nursing home resident, she understands firsthand how to provide care to those in need.

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