Director of Nursing (RN) in Fayetteville, AR at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/29/2020

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Job Description

The Director of Nursing for Vantage Point Behavioral Health is instrumental in creating an empowering and professional environment. The Director of Nursing is a visionary for the department and how the department integrates into the entire organization. The Director of Nursing must lead and engage employees to provide optimal patient care and achieve the goals of the organization. 

BENEFITS

Vantage Point provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and bonus eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF NURSING

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 implementing 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 with the organization’s policy.
  4. Takes an important role during all regulatory surveys and ensures regulatory compliance for all nursing compliance,
  5. Actively participates in PI committee meetings and reports data
  6. Responsible for adhering to the organization’s expectations related to human resources for employees in areas of responsibility.
  7. Responsible for the planning, developing, implementing and continuous improvement of nursing services to maintain standards of patient care in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures and State Licensing Board and Joint Commission standards.
  8. Responsible for ensuring staffing is adequate for areas of responsibility in order to provide quality care and patient safety. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Master's degree in nursing required
  • Must be Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Arkansas
  • 5+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • 3 years of management or leadership experience as a nurse
  • Previous experience with addiction or psychiatric care highly preferred
  • Knowledge and previous experience with Joint Commission


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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