Director-Nursing Acute, Greenleaf Center, Valdosta, GA in Valdosta, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Job Description


Our organization provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include the following:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Health care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Limited health care flexible spending account (LFSA)
  • Dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Basic life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) coverage
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Supplemental accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance


Director of Nursing reports to executive leadership and oversees the nursing function/department for an acute care facility.


Plan, direct and coordinate nursing services.

Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of all nursing personnel.

Provide clinical leadership, strategic and long term goals for the nursing staff.

Determine, assign and assess performance objectives for nursing department.

Organize, coordinate, develop and review policies, procedures and nursing protocols to meet all regulatory, compliance and quality care standards.

Responsible for the quality of care, operational and financial efficiency of the nursing department.

Lead and develop the nursing staff within the facility, providing performance goals, feedback and development opportunities.

Develop and oversee function/departmental budget and reporting.

Direct and conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.

Provide direct care as needed.


Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Master's degree required. Six or more years nursing experience, previous experience with the population of the facility preferred; with Five or more years nursing management or administrative experience.


Current RN license within the state where facility is providing service. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances
(e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.

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.


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