Assistant Director of Nursing (Eldercare/Up to $10k/Central)

Location: Central
Discipline: Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Up to $10k
Contact name: Desmond Koh

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Job ref: 32075
Published: over 2 years ago
Startdate: 21 October 2021 - 21 October 2021


Job Description

This role provides support and assistance to the Director of Nursing (DON) in sustaining the standards of nursing practice; ensuring that safe, high quality, efficient and cost-effective care is delivered to the residents and their families.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operationalizes the Nursing Home’s goals and objectives; provides leadership and oversight in the planning, development, coordination and evaluation of nursing services
  • Responsible for the compliance of all nursing standards as stipulated by the Ministry of Health and the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Assists the DON in draws up short to long-term plans e.g. annual and 5-yearly, to accommodate trends in residential nursing care
  • Assists the DON in identifying new programs for the residents and special projects to meet any service gaps
  • Ensures appropriate skills mix and adequate manpower resourcing for all shifts and types of services
  • Ensures cost-effective service and optimal outcomes are maintained and/or enhanced
  • Promotes evidence-based practices or nursing care delivery
  • Ensures quality audits are planned and conducted periodically
  • Monitors and analyses trends and changing needs of residents in institutional settings
  • Ensures written job descriptions of all categories of healthcare staff are endorsed by management and readily accessible
  • Directs and facilitates staff development, skills and competency upgrading through various opportunities and pathways
  • Oversees Training Department in developing and training of healthcare staff to meet the needs of the clients
  • Ensures written policies and procedures and work process are available and up to date to guide nursing care delivery
  • Undertakes any other responsibilities as directed by the Supervisor/ Management of the Company

Job requirements:

  • Degree in Management Studies or equivalent
  • Post Graduate Nursing Specialty Certificate
  • State Registered Nurse and valid practicing licensed issued by the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Valid certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience, with demonstration of leadership ability in a health care organization
  • Possess initiative, drive and self-motivation to persevere and make things happen
  • Able to work effectively with diverse teams and all levels of employees to achieve positive outcomes
  • People & customer centered
  • 5-day work week with office working hours