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Director of Nursing (DON)

Company: Safe Harbor Recovery Center
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Nursing (DON) - Safe Harbor Recovery Center - Portsmouth, VirginiaJob Summary:To provide compassionate and highly effective mental health treatment options to meet the diverse needs of the communities we serve.Summit Behavioral Health's FocusWe work with adolescents(age 12+ for inpatient and 13+ for outpatient) and adults(18+).Your Patient ExperienceSummit Behavioral Health has a team of behavioral health professionals including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, therapists, nurses, and mental health technicians. Team members collaborate with our patients and their families in order to best meet their treatment needs.Referring/Community providers, caregivers, and families are encouraged to be involved in treatment planning and discharge planning in efforts to support recovery.Job Duties:Director of NursingSafe Harbor Recovery Center is seeking a Director of Nursing.This is an incredible opportunity to join a growing organization and to be part of a start-up facility with exponential potential!Roles and Responsibilities of our Director of Nursing:* Upholding the standards of nursing care as established by the State of Nursing practice, policy and procedures and all other external governing and credentialing bodies.* The Director of Nursing directs the staff and operations of the Nursing Department at the facility; coordinates, plans, and manages nursing activities; formulates nursing program goals and objectives; manages nursing positions; evaluates staff; assists in the management of the nursing budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the department who might impact program activities;* Participates in recruitment and retention programs; determines the quality of nursing care; participates in performance improvement programs; collaborates with clinical instructors for educational programs* Represents the Nursing Department in a professional manner internally and at community organizations.* Assumes responsibility for the strategic and operational collaboration with medical staff, administration, and department leaders to identify, analyze, and trend quality issues related to overall patient care and collaborates to identify and implement successful solutions.* Manages in partnership with Medical Staff and administrative leadership, the development of best practice standards and processes.* Remains current on regulations and standards published by all applicable regulatory and accrediting agencies.* Develops, maintains, and implements nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining and ensuring compliance with state, federal, and accrediting body laws, regulations, and standards related to nursing services.* Guides and monitors the organization's infection control program designed to prevent the transmission of disease and infection.Qualifications of our Director of Nursing:* Graduate of an accredited Nursing program;* Must have a current Registered Nurse license in IA.* Minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience and at least three (3) years of nursing experience in a behavioral healthcare setting, psychiatric preferred.* Experience with the substance use disorder space* Preferred at least three (3) years' experience in managerial or nursing leadership role.* Must possess and demonstrate a high degree of leadership, organizational ability, and communication skills.* Previous experience in managing or assisting onsite surveys from external agencies;* Knowledgeable of applicable Department of Health and Human Resources, CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayEducation:* Master's (Preferred)Experience:* Nursing Leadership in behavioral health: 3 years (Required)* acute psychiatric: 3 years (Required)* Leadership: 5 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* Nursing License (Required)Work Location: One locationWhy Safe Harbor Recovery Center?Safe Harbor Recovery Center offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Safe Harbor Recovery Center is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type: Full-time

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