Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is $74,111
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)s?
An entry-level Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,902 based on 8 salaries. An early career Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)s Do?
The nurse is the front line of patient care in a hospital. They interact with the patient most frequently, and they are usually the first to know if something has gone wrong. Though a nurse will have rounds that require them to attend to many patients in a given day, they get to know the patients closely. They are a liaison between the provider and the patient, as well as an immediate caregiver. The assistant director of nursing services is responsible for managing the overall scope of the …Read more
- Assist with management of the Department of Nursing, including evaluation of staff.
- Evaluate and take action around complaints, failed audits, and staff problems.
- Maintain and update audit, compliance and legal documentation, including analyzing patient and staff data.
- Plan resource utilization and care interventions according to available data and known trends.