Director of Nursing in Durham, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Durham, NC
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Carolina House, an established and evidence-based eating disorders treatment facility with multiple levels of care, is seeking a Director of Nursing. The successful candidate in this key position will be responsible for providing professional level nursing care to patients, head nursing duties through supervision of nursing staff, and responsibility for the nursing procedures/protocols.

  • Supervising and reviewing nursing staff
  • Overseeing the department budgets
  • Maintaining high standards of care
  • Managing patients' data and medical records
  • Interacting with doctors, patients and family members
  • Develops policies and procedures
  • Possess strong leadership qualities, a good judge of character and develop conflict-resolution skills

Education and Experience


  • Graduation from an approved nursing school, a minimum of 5 years of experience as a RN and 3-5 years of experience in a supervisory or management role within a nursing/medical department.
  • Considerable knowledge/experience in nursing philosophy, policy, practices and procedures
  • CPR, De-escalation and First Aid certifications required
  • License to practice as an RN in North Carolina required
  • Knowledge in the disease of eating disorders preferred and or previous work in medical, mental health, substance abuse or eating disorders. Must be able to share meals with patients.
  • Ability to work with female, male, and all gender inclusive adult and adolescent population and their families
  • Desire to make impactful and positive changes for clients in the behavioral health field
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills


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