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Assistant Director of Nursing - Home Health Care

The Whole Person
St Joseph, MO 64501
This position is a full time ADON  Home Health position in St. Joseph Missouri with excellent potential for promotion.


Assistant Director of Nursing - Home Health Care

Reports to:  Home Health Administrator


Status: Full -time Salaried

Hours per week: 40  (Mostly Monday - Friday)



The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is responsible for assisting the Home Health Administrator in planning and developing the services, activities and employees of the department consistent with company policies.



  • Assist the Home Health Administrator with management of home health department

  • Assess nursing competencies, including home visits with staff

  • Start in-take process for all referrals

  • Audit all documentation including Oasis documentation

  • Educate staff on proper documentation and regulations, conduct regular inservice training for staff

  • Follow up on patient complaints and report results to DON

  • Ensure patient needs are being met through documentation and follow-up with clinicians, including making sure clinicians are following state and federal regulations

  • Responsible for tracking and communicating changes in regulations and Conditions of Participation

  • Assist in updating policies and procedures for department, as required

  • Responsible for all Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) within department



  • Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri or in accordance with Nurse Licensure Compact for Missouri.

  • Must have experience with Oasis software

  • Minimum of one (1) year supervisory or administrative experience in the home health field.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse.

  • Knowledge of private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare home health services.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Satisfactory backgrounds checks.

  • Ability to travel.



  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

  • Personal Experience with a Disability


  • Knowledge of standards of practice consistent with quality home health care.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal statutes and regulations related to program services.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the organizations programs and policies.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices.

  • Ability to oversee and administer services in an efficient and helpful manner.

  • Ability to develop, implement, and administer assigned program and/or services to achieve positive program and client outcomes.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other team members.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to provide leadership and supervision to staff in a professional manner.

  • Ability to manage change, provide program management, and achieve results.

  • Ability to develop short-range and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.

  • Ability to encourage team spirit and provide an open and positive work environment.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to solve practical or complex problems.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.




May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold weather conditions. Must be able to travel during various inclement weather conditions.


May be exposed to infections and contagious disease. Contact with participants under wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to participant elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.

OSHA exposure Category I - which includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and tissue conditions.



Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



The Whole Person (TWP) is a not-for-profit that provides a proactive, challenging, fun and dynamic team environment in which to work, learn and add value to the Consumers we are privileged to serve in the Kansas City area. 


The Whole Person provides generous benefits, including paid medical, dental, vision and Term Life Insurance, retirement 403(b) funding and liberal paid time off.


The Whole Person is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring staff members reflecting the great diversity of our community.  Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request.  


All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.




Posted: 2021-03-13 Expires: 2021-04-12

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Assistant Director of Nursing - Home Health Care

The Whole Person
St Joseph, MO 64501

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