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Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Location Address

1410 W Dunkerton Rd,
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
United States
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At Pillar of Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, we love what we do, and have fun while we're doing it! Working with our residents is an adventure. They've led amazing lives and have the stories to prove it. Here, you'll join a community of incredible residents and a company dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and care. We value kind and compassionate care and respect our residents and staff like family. 



  • Competitive salary  
  • Medical, Dental & Vision plans 
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Positive work environment
  • Regular staff appreciation and recognition


  • Discounted meals available for specific shifts 

Job Description 

  • The ADON reports in all matters directly to the Director of Nursing 
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the Nursing Department 
  • Responsible for assisting in planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, budgeting, inventory control, management of nursing staff, supplies, and equipment in such a way to render the optimum level of resident care 
  • Support the facility's philosophy of care and strive to achieve its goals and objectives 
  • Assist in developing and maintaining nursing service objectives, standards of nursing practice, and the nursing policies and procedures manual with the assistance of the Director of Nursing to achieve the greatest degree of care for each resident
  • Participate in the development and implementation of resident care policies
  • Provide opportunities and materials for regular staff meetings and in-service education pertaining to the nursing department
  • Ensure that nursing personnel provide treatments, medication, diets, rehabilitative nursing care, activities of daily living, protective services, and training in self-care as stated in the care plan to ascertain that optimum comfort and care are provided
  • Address resident and family problems and concerns as needed and schedule conferences with the resident and family to resolve issues pertaining to nursing services
  • Assist in completing audits of sample EMR charting monthly to ascertain proper nursing charting and documentation of care given and directly confer with those employees who are not properly documenting, or delegates this responsibility


  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Director of Nursing 


  • Iowa Registered Nurse License 
  • Demonstrated leadership 
  • Knowledge of Iowa Regs and the survey process 

Pillar of Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for all employment; free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preferences, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.