Chief Nursing Officer in Lafayette, LA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Serve as a member of the leadership team and on committees as required.

Manage the daily operations of nursing services.

Ensure nursing services are provided in compliance with the laws and regulations of federal, state and local governmental agencies. Standards are met for accrediting agencies.

Integrate nursing functions with clinical and programs, ensuring efficient and effective operations.

Provide effective and efficient budget management that ensures the best utilization of resources.

Evaluate service needs and staffing requirements to ensure needs of patients are met.

Provide effective staff management (hiring, development, training, performance feedback, etc.) that ensures utilization of personnel to best meet the needs of the patients.

Develop and implement health care related training that assures the best possible delivery of health related supports and services. Review training at least annually and makes modifications as needed.

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.

Monitor unit/floor functioning by making frequent rounds.

Intervene in crisis situations and investigate incidents.

Develop and implement tools to measure, assess and improve quality of nursing care, treatment and service.

Actively participate in strategic planning and budget development.

Oversee nursing services documentation to ensure it meets all standards.


Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

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)