Assistant Director of Nursing in Wilmington, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/27/2021

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Job Description

Are you looking for a position that helps individuals get their life back?  Are you motivated and a team player?  If you answered YES,  you need to apply for our ADON position.  WILMINGTON TREATMENT CENTER is the Premier hospital for Substance Use Disorder.  Working with us you will see the amazing transitionsof our patients and get to play a part of their success story.


  • 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.


  • Current RN license as required by state.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).


  • 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/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.

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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