An Assistant Director of Nursing (ADN) is a senior nursing manager who has been a title holder for several years.
An ADN is responsible for overseeing and managing the nursing department.
With a higher level of education, an ADN is promoted to director of nursing or director of nursing administration.
An ADN typically manages a large staff, performs administrative duties, and may have nursing responsibilities.
The ADN is responsible for hiring and training nurses and may participate in staff development.