ADON OR DON Skills Checklist

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ADON OR DON Skills Checklist

Instructions: This checklist is meant to serve as a general guideline for our client facilities as to the level of your skills within your nursing specialty. Please use the scale below to describe your experience/expertise in each area listed below.

Leadership Domain

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Communicates effectively with residents, families, significant others and other team members
Communicates effectively with peers, physicians, and State agencies
Coordinates resident care to the multidisciplinary team via “at risk meetings, QA and A, rehab meetings,
etc.
Provides updated resident information to physician, resident, family, legal, consultants, State agencies
in accordance with regulations and/or BHC standards
Knowledgeable and able to execute human resource policies as applicable to a variety of people issues.
Delegates as appropriate
Actions demonstrate excellent customer service skills and builds relationships with families and associates.
Monitors the progress of others and associates are held accountable
Enforces regulatory and employee law compliance
Technical Domain

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Assesses and monitors staff compliance of infection control and safety programs
Demonstrates excellent technical skills and judgment, as evidenced by: Daily Start up execution, Follow-up
24 hour report, Computer reports, Medicare Reports, 672/802
Assess and monitors accuracy of Facility Scorecard and CMS quality indicator data and initiates corrective
action as indicated
Actively participants and contributes to facility QA &A meetings, QR/QRFU and process improvement activities
Promotes survey preparedness at all times
Demonstrates basic working knowledge of Computer i.e. ADT, PO’s, MDS modules and management reports
Demonstrates basic understanding of quality event investigating and reporting process
Maintains a current knowledge of LTC Federal, state regulations including Medicare, Medicaid and JCAHO as
applicable
Ensure that RAI functions are completed timely for all residents, i.e. concurrent review, State submissions,
careplan meetings, etc
Assess and ensure execution of Facility standards, protocols and policies
Provides and monitors the effectiveness of clinical orientation and ongoing training to all associates
Actively participates in recruiting, hiring and orientation of all associates
Problem Solving Domain

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Utilizes the nursing process to structure care to individual resident ‘s needs
Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret data about the resident’s status and ensure timely interventions
are executed
Collaborates with DNS/ Consultants on identified areas of noncompliance and implements necessary corrective
actions
Effectively troubleshoots and ensure allocation of staffing resources to meet the needs of the residents/patients
Demonstrates understanding of census as it relates to HOL, expense control and budgeted PPD, i.e. nursing
supplies
Assess and monitors discharge, rehospitalization patterns and implements corrective actions as indicated
Age Specific Competencies

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Infant (Birth – 1 year)
Preschooler (ages 2-5 years)
Childhood (ages 6-12 years)
Adolescents (ages 13-21 years)
Young Adults (ages 22-39 years)
Adults (ages 40-64 years)
Older Adults (ages 65-79 years)
Elderly (ages 80+ years)

I hereby certify that ALL information I have provided on this skills checklist, is true and accurate. I understand and acknowledge that any misrepresentation or omission may result in disqualification from employment and/or immediate termination.