Director of Nursing (RN) in Lemont, IL at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description

The Director of Nursing for Timberline Knowles is instrumental in creating an empowering and professional environment where we make a real-life difference for our residents. The Director of Nursing is a visionary for the department and how the nursing 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.


Timberline Knowles 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


  • Plan, direct, coordinate nursing services within the recovery facility.
  • 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 within the facility 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.
  • Set and carry out policies, goals and procedures for their function or department.
  • Evaluate the quality of care, staff's work and the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the function or department.
  • Develop and oversee function or 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 required
  • Bachelor's degree (BSN) required; Master's (MSN) degree preferred.
  • Six (6) or more years of nursing experience, previous experience with the population of the facility preferred; with
  • Five (5) plus years of nursing management or administrative experience.


  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license within the state of IL
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.

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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