Assistant Director of Nursing in Henderson, NV at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

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Assistant Director of Nursing

Seven Hills Hospital brings a world of compassion, hope and best practice medical care to the people who need it the most. We are a growing, private, 134-bed psychiatric hospital that is dedicated to providing high-quality care for adults, geriatrics, and adolescents (ages 5-17) who are suffering from behavioral health and chemical dependency issues. Our patients recover at our new, state-of-the art medical facility in the Seven Hills area of Henderson, Nevada. Henderson is one of the fastest growing cities in the US and is located just 7 miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip and a couple of miles from beautiful Lake Mead.

Seven Hills Hospital is part of Acadia Healthcare System, a provider of behavioral health services throughout the US.

Join the team of highly dedicated mental health professionals. We are presently looking for a full time Assistant Director of Nursing who will be responsible for assisting in the overall assessment, implementation of treatment, and evaluation of quality clinical services for patients. Responsible for the daily administration of tasks, scheduling and problem solving related to assigned areas. Position provides leadership to the hospital staff in the absence of the Director of Nursing/ Chief Nursing Officer.   Responsible for the coordination of care resources, problem resolution, adequate staffing and communication to Department Directors and Administration with issues or concern. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and provides professional oversight of the Nursing Department
  • Schedules or facilitates the scheduling of department staff
  • Assists in establishing, revising, and interpreting applicable nursing policies and procedures
  • Identifies, proposes solutions, and assists in implementation of ideas for improvements in patient care and department/hospital operations
  • Oversees, establishes, revises, and provides training for nursing staff;
  • Ensures hospital maintains regulatory compliance relative to Nevada Department of State Health Services, Joint Commission, CMS, OSHA, and ADA
  • Ensures staff compliance with regulatory agency requirements
  • Establishes clear expectations for supervised staff and holds them accountable for results
  • Identifies poor and positive performance and acts as first line coach providing feedback and counseling
  • Keeps staff informed by frequent communication of policy changes, organizational goals, customer service issues, and department performance issues
  • Ability to support the strategic goals of the department and the hospital
  • Completes staff competencies and evaluations in a timely manner
  • Reviews patient charts for appropriateness and accuracy
  • Mentors staff on the day-to-day resolution of issues and concerns



At least Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school.


Nevada RN license


At least 3 years’ nursing experience in a hospital setting, preferably in psychiatric hospital.

Minimum of two (2) years’ supervisory/management experience required.

Seven Hills Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, leave benefits, life insurance and 401k plan.

Seven Hills Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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