Assistant Director of Nursing in Wilmington, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/10/2022

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Job Description


  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • Master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing preferred.
  • 5 years' of nursing experience required
  • Two or more years’ experience in behavioral health preferred.
  • Current North Carolina RN license
  • Two or more years’ leadership or management experience preferred.
  • CPI and CPR Certified (offered onsite)
  • Teamwork and excellent customer service


  • Work closely with the DON to improve the quality of patient care and services provided by the nursing team.
  • Collaborate with others to ensure that all patients’ physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints.
  • In the absence of the DON, oversee the nursing team to ensure quality patient care, customer service and compliance with all federal, state and local rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the facility.
  • Assist DON to provide effective and efficient budget management that ensures the best utilization of resources.
  • Assist in the management of the daily operations of nursing services.


  • BC/BS Health Insurance (3 plans to choose from, eligible after 30 days of employment)
  • Delta Dental (2 plans to choose from)
  • NVA Vision Insurance
  • Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Extended Sick/Personal and Holiday time
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Free onsite employee fitness center
  • Free meals
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Fun Events
  • Annual Performance review and Merit Increase Review
  • Salary Increases for obtaining education degrees, professional certification and/or licensure (based on program of study/field of certification and licensure)
  • License/Certification renewal and CEU reimbursement

For the 3rd consecutive year, Newsweek has ranked Wilmington Treatment Center as one of North Carolina’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers. In 2022, we are ranked #1 in North Carolina and #7 in the US. Wilmington Treatment Center is North Carolina's premier substance abuse recovery hospital and rehabilitation center located in the beachside community of Wilmington, NC. What began as a 22 bed hospital on one campus in 1984 has grown into a 260 bed hospital spanning 3 campuses - and we are still growing! We are a team of professionals dedicated to helping our patients begin their recovery from the disease of addiction. Even though we are growing, we still maintain that feeling of a close knit community. We offer a fantastic comprehensive benefit package, a great team of co-workers as well as the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.


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