Director-Nursing Recovery in Calistoga, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Director of Nursing, under the direction of the CEO, responsibilities included but not limited to: 

  1. Oversees the nursing staff and the processes of the units.
  2. Responsible for creating, developing and implementation of the strategic plan for areas of responsibility, consistent with the organization’s strategic plan.
  3. Ensures policies and procedures are reviewed regularly and implemented effectively throughout areas of responsibility in accordance to the organization’s policy.
  4. Takes an important role during all regulatory surveys and ensures regulatory compliance.
  5. Actively participates in PI committee meetings and reports data.
  6. Plans, organizes, and controls all aspects of risk management activities. Ensure a safe environment for the protections of patients, clients, employees, and visitors to the facility in such a manner as to comply with laws, regulations, and the standards of the accrediting agency.
  7. Responsible for the planning, developing, implementing and continuous improvement of nursing services to maintain standards of patient care in compliance with the organizations policies and procedures and State Licensing and CARF requirements.
  8. Responsible for ensuring staffing is adequate for areas of responsibility in order to provide quality care and patient safety.

The DON should be instrumental in creating an empowering and professional environment. The DON must be able to be a visionary for the department and how the department integrates into the entire organization. The DON must lead and engage employees to provide optimal patient care and achieve the goals of the organization.

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)