Director of Nursing in Fayetteville, AR at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

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Job Description

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 implementation of 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 to 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 organizations 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.

The DON should be instrumental in creating an empowering and professional environment. The DON must be able to be a visionary for the department and how the department integrates into the entire organization. The DON must lead and engage employees to provide optimal patient care and achieve the goals of the organization.


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