Assistant Director of Nursing / ADON - LECOM Health

Assistant Director of Nursing / ADON

The Assistant Director of Nursing is a Registered Nurse (RN) who will be responsible for the day to day coordination and oversees all aspects of the Nursing Department as assigned by the Director of Nursing. The ADON is responsible for maintaining a high standard of patient centered care and is expected to plan and provide managerial and clinical support to patients and staff.

*This position is located at 5535 Peach St, Erie PA at the LECOM Senior Living Center.*


  • Manages employees and participates in selection, orientation, counseling, evaluation, and scheduling of staff.
  • Provides and facilities resident centered care.
  • Performs routine skin evaluations and ensures the treatments are ordered and applied appropriately.
  • Serves as a resource person to residents, families, physicians and staff in interpreting department policy.
  • Assists DON in aspects of marketing including, but not limited to, developing positive relationships with the community, residents, and families. Providing tours and attending marketing events will also be required.
  • Assists in the negotiation of approval for resident stay and rates with payers.
  • Serves as an educator for residents, families, referral sources, payers, and case managers.
  • Participate in precertification, preadmission screenings, outcome data, and review of records.
  • Assists in the coordination of admissions and discharges.
  • Conducts resident interviews for social, personal, and medical history.
  • Assists residents with the activities of daily living including, but not limited to; bathing, dressing, dining, and transportation.
  • Assists in the care planning process including implementation and accurate and timely documentation.
  • Will perform as the Acting or Interim D.O.N. in the absence of the D.O.N.
  • Must be flexible to accept other duties as needed or assigned by the resident or institution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.


  • Must hold a valid PA RN License
  • Previous supervisor experience preferred.


  • Highmark BC/BS Medical Insurance with employee-only coverage costing only $40/ month!
  • Full Family Medical Insurance is only $250/month!
  • Employees with LECOM Medical Insurance can take advantage of waived co-pays and deductibles at LECOM physicians and Millcreek Community Hospital.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching of 100% after completing one year of service
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Paid time off accruals – vacation and sick
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee appreciation/recognition events
  • Employee assistance program and discounted membership at the LECOM Fitness and Wellness Center


The RN Tuition Reimbursement Program was created to assist LECOM Health employees by offsetting a portion of their educational expenses. Registered Nurses or Licensed Practical Nurses may be eligible for tuition reimbursement up to a maximum of $22,000.*

The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is an equal opportunity employer.

*The Tuition Reimbursement Program is a taxable benefit. LECOM Health reserves the right to modify or terminate this program, in whole or in part, in such manner as it shall determine, either alone or in conjunction with other programs of LECOM. Modification or termination may be made by the company for any reason, including but not limited to modifications under the Internal Revenue Code.