Director of Nursing in Durham, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

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Job Description

The Director of Nursing for Carolina House is instrumental in creating an empowering and professional environment. The Director of Nursing is a visionary for the department and how the 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.


Carolina House provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive salary structure and annual bonus potential
  • 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


  • 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


  • Graduation from an approved nursing school,
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an RN,
  • 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 a female, male, and all gender inclusive adult and adolescent population and their families

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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