Charge Nurse (RN) - Bonus offered in Zephyrhills, FL at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/3/2023

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Job Description

Come join our team as a Charge Nurse (RN), at North Tampa Behavioral Health!  If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices, this position is right for you!

North Tampa Behavioral Health is the leading treatment program for individuals suffering with mental health & substance abuse issues.  Our expert staff restore hope and provide lasting recovery to adults in the greater Tampa area, through holistic care and comprehensive inpatient & outpatient programs, including a separate inpatient program for senior adults.  Our inpatient program also features specialized tracks for co-occurring disorders and chemical dependency.  North Tampa Behavioral Health is conveniently located less the 20 miles from downtown Tampa, Florida, in beautiful Wesley Chapel, right off I-75 on SR-56.  Our employees describe working at North Tampa Behavioral Health as “being part of a family”, “ability to make a real difference in a person’s life”, “warm and welcoming”, “providing service to those in need”.  Our employees feel they make a difference in each patient they treat.  Learn more at

We currently have an opening for a Full time, Charge Nurse (RN), to join our team of caring professionals.

Purpose of position

  • 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.
  • Role models expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety
  • Provide direct care for patients as well as monitor and coordinate other nurses and members of the staff on the daily medical or behavioral health care activities of the unit.
  • Schedule staff to ensure full coverage at all times and to ensure effective application of services.
  • Lead, guide and train employees performing work.
  • Oversee and provide direct nursing evaluation, consultation and other related care to patients as required.
  • Coordinate services and maintain communication with other departments or staff as required.
  • Oversee quality assurance activities and compliance to operational standards, participate in program development, development or implementation of operating policy and procedure and promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices as requested.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, case managers, coworkers and others in an effective manner.
  • Complete and maintain required documentation.

Benefits:  At North Tampa Behavioral Health, we offer competitive compensation, benefits (including Medical, dental, vision insurance, life and AD&A, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account and health savings accounts), Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan {including a company match}, tuition assistance, employee referral program, employee assistance program, employee discount program, and regular opportunities for development and advancement.

Job Requirements:  

Education:  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.

Experience:  Two (2) or more years of nursing experience required.  Two (2) or more years’ experience in behavioral health preferred.  One (1) or more years’ supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred.

Licensures/Certification:  Florida Registered Nurse (RN) licensure, current CPR certification and Handle With Care (HWC) certification (will provide training for HWC).