Norwood Crossing
  • 19-Jun-2018 to 18-Aug-2018 (EST)
  • Nursing
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Norwood Crossing is a nonprofit healthcare organization specializing in quality senior care. Our facility is located on the northwest side of Chicago in the quaint neighborhood of Norwood Park. Our organization is seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing to join our team. Our ideal candidate will pride themselves on displaying professionalism, providing top notch care, and providing leadership with excellence.

The Assistant Director of Nursing has the responsibility of providing professional nursing treatment and care to residents according to established rules, regulations and standard practices of the profession. 


  • Understands and is invested in the mission of Norwood Crossing and our dedication to our residents. This understanding is reflected and exhibited consistently through a customer service approach to the execution of all duties, responsibilities and interactions at the workplace;
  • Provides and oversees professional nursing care delivery by determining the kind and amount of nursing care required;
  • Reviews and rearranges work schedules of nursing personnel to secure full floor coverage at the pre-determined standard;
  • Makes periodic rounds to check quality of nursing care delivery and to observe acutely ill residents;
  • Analyzes, supervises, and evaluates subordinate professional and sub-professional nursing personnel;
  • Contacts families of residents concerning resident room changes, clinical issues, behavioral problems, etc., as appropriate and requested;
  • Informs physicians of any important medical issues, changes, and conditions;
  • Attends routine and ad hoc meetings regarding residents and/or clinical issues that may arise throughout the organization;
  • Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Nursing Services in their absence;
  • Works with other Nursing Department Team members and the Human Resources Department to interview, hire, and orient new personnel, both in nursing and in other departments as appropriate and requested;
  • Disciplines and adjusts grievances, or effectively recommends such action for Nursing Department personnel as appropriate;
  • Maintains confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written or oral to which he/she may be exposed either during the course of his/her duties or as the result of an incidental disclosure;
  • Observes and practices all safety standards and protocols as set forth by facility and departmental policy and procedure, manufacturers, and/or Safety committee as appropriate.
  • As a member of Nursing Leadership, participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the strategic plan.
  • Must have an open available and flexible schedule.


Registered Professional Nurse with current Illinois License; BSN preferred, but not required

  • 1-3 years clinical experience preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern nursing techniques, routines and methods as applied in health care institutions, and of new developments in the field of nursing;
  • Knowledge of the appropriate rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to research and apply evidence based practices to current care practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of leadership, supervisory and personnel principles and practices;
  • Skill in planning assigning and supervising assigned personnel;
  • Skill in supervising the proper care and custody of residents and seeing that the orders of the physician are efficiently and effectively carried out;
  • Skill in encouraging a proper professional attitude among the members of the nursing staff;
  • Skill in preparing and supervising the preparation of accurate and detailed clinical, medical and     other records and reports;
  • Ability to read, writes, understand and communicate in acceptable business English;
  • Ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions and to accept constructive criticism;
  • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel


  • Medical, dental, life insurance and vision coverages for full time employees.
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Credit union membership
  • Annual wellness screening & flu vaccine
  • Tuition reimbursement ($2000.00) for full time employees after one year
  • Free parking
  • Free Meal per shift
  • Adjacent public transit systems include: Metra, CTA Blue Line, and Bus.





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