Director of Nursing in Fort Myers, FL at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

Serving as a key member of the senior management team, the DON is responsible for the administration and operations of the Nursing Department including nursing functions within the
facility. Primary duties include but are not limited to:
• Ensures regulatory compliance with regard to patient care/safety
• Responsible for safety and infection control programs for the
• Utilizes sound patient care and recognized nursing standards of practice in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and models of nursing care
• Provides leadership with consideration of the organization as a whole promoting an atmosphere of respect and encouragement for professional growth for all nursing staff members
• Collaborate with other hospital leaders on all matters relevant to the delivery of quality patient care services
• Continually assesses the utilization of the collaborative process among the nursing staff at all levels and other disciplines/departments to ensure organized, comprehensive, efficient, and effective patient care within established company parameters and guidelines
• Is involved in the strategic and financial planning process to insure successful completion of the Hospital’s Mission, Vision, Values, Goals and Objectives
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency, knowledge, skills, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Must demonstrate flexibility and the knowledge and skills
required to manage units and staff
• Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Masters Degree in Nursing.
• Current Florida licensure and registration as a registered nurse
• American Nursing Association Psychiatric Mental Health Certificate preferred
• Knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing principles, working concepts and theory,
leadership skills, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management
• Must be CPR certified
Salary and compensation commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance available