Assistant Director of Nursing in Wichita Falls, TX at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

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Job Description

Red River Hospital is the leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare in Wichita Falls, TX. Our treatment services & specialized programs address drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental illness.

Red River Hospital has been a leader in behavioral healthcare for over 40 years, providing superior healthcare treatment to the people, communities, and military installations we serve. We are a private inpatient 96 bed acute psychiatric facility dedicated to the treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse services. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Red River Hospital provides mental health and substance abuse treatment to the following populations: 

  • Dedicated military personnel
  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Children and adolescents (ages 5 through 17)

Our excellent staff is committed to the continuous improvement of behavioral healthcare by providing treatment opportunities that promote individual, family, and community wellness. As a team, we are dedicated to providing high quality, outstanding care and attending to the individual needs of each patient and their family in a caring and compassionate manner.

Serving Northern Texas and Southern Oklahoma

Our location in Wichita Falls allows for convenient access to residents of nearby Texas cities like Burkburnett as well as South Oklahoma cities like Lawton. Call the number below to begin the process of healing.

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission: To provide superior comprehensive behavioral healthcare and substance abuse services to the people, communities, and hospitals we serve.

Vision: To be the behavioral healthcare provider and employer of choice.

Values: Integrity, respect, excellence.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work closely with the CNO 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 CNO, 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 CNO 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.
  • Evaluate service needs and staffing requirements to ensure needs of patients are met as assigned.
  • Role models expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety.
  • Evaluate service needs and staffing requirements to ensure needs of patients are met as assigned.
  • Ensure nursing services are provided in compliance with the laws and regulations of federal, state and local governmental agencies.
  • Provide staff management to include hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.
  • Identify the educational needs of staff and develop educational or training programs.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures for the facility.
  • Help to develop and maintain documentation systems for continuity of care and record storage that assures compliance with local, state and federal regulations, as well as facility policies and procedures.
  • Intervene in crisis situations and investigate incidents.
  • Prepare reports to inform management of the status and implementation of programs, services and quality initiatives of the unit.
  • Help oversee nursing services documentation to ensure it meets all standards.
  • Provide direct care as needed.
  • Serve on committees as required.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. Master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing preferred.
  • Five or more years of nursing experience required.
  • Two or more years’ experience in behavioral health preferred.
  • Two or more years’ leadership or management experience preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current RN license as required by state.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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