Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Other
  • Merion Station, PA, USA
  • Full Time

The Assistant Director of Nursing for McAuley Convent coordinates and supervises daily nursing services with the Director of Nursing. The ADON manages the nursing administrative and clinical functions of the Convent by directing, training and providing quality resident care and assuming duties of Director of Nursing in her absence. The ADON must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to the Sisters, including an understanding of the mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy, knowledge of the aging process, ability to assess each Sister's specific needs and provide the care needed.

  • Provides daily direction to staff regarding care to be provided to the Sisters.
  • Completes daily assignment and monthly work schedules while adjusting staffing based on established criteria, acuity and census; manages schedules and signs off in payroll software each pay period.
  • Assists in the interviewing and hiring process of RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.
  • Assures proper handling and safety techniques are followed by nursing personnel including use of lifting equipment.
  • Assists in development and implementation of new nursing programs.
  • Makes daily environmental rounds to assure Sister's living areas are clean and tidy.
  • Reviews incident/accident reports and makes recommendations to assure safety and staff educational issues are addressed.
  • Adjusts staffing based on established criteria, acuity and census.
  • Works in collaboration with the Nursing Supervisor to complete performance evaluations for RNs, LPNs and CNAs
  • Works with Human Resources on issues related to staffing, training, coaching, counseling, and discipline
  • Holds monthly staff meetings on each shift; documents agenda and discusses issues/concerns


Education, Competencies and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
  • Must possess current licensure from the state of Pennsylvania as a Registered Professional Nurse. Seeks and attends educational offerings to maintain necessary clinical skills and meet license requirements.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years' prior supervisory experience in a nursing or long-term care setting.
  • Prior experience with mature and geriatric population preferred. Has interest and understanding of the special needs of the older adult.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with HRIS and Time & Attendance software.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, sit; speak; hear; use hands to handle objects. The employee may be required to bend, stoop, twist and/or lift and carry up to 40 lbs.,
  • The employee will be required to operate office equipment such as computers, telephones and fax machines and work with manual filing systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures, and manuals. Ability to speak effectively with other employees, members, and supervisors.

The Sisters of Mercy celebrate diversity. The Mercy mission centers on our commitment to anti-racism, women, earth, non-violence and immigrants.

We welcome all qualified employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. In our inclusive work environment, employees thrive.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36.00 - $47.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care


  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Merion Station, PA 19066: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • • Familiarity with HRIS and Time & Attendance software: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Nursing: 5 years (Required)


  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: In person

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Sustained and inspired by their relationship with God and one another, the mission of the Sisters of Mercy is to respond with vision and compassion to the needs of people who are poor, sick, and uneducated. This mission serves as a motivational force in the day-to-day activities of the employees of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and as we extend compassion and mercy to others, practice and encourage social justice, and strive to live mercifully.

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