Director of Nursing in Midvale, UT at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

ABOUT US: Highland Ridge Hospital is an 83-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley.  Highland Ridge is owned by Acadia Healthcare, a national leader in the behavioral healthcare industry.  We are the oldest specialty treatment program in the state of Utah and are fully accredited by the Joint Commission. 

JOB SUMMARY: Report to executive leadership and oversee the nursing function/department for an acute care facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelors of Nursing required, Master's degree preferred. 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. 

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: Current RN license.  First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

AVAILABLE BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401k, and Paid Time Off.



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)