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Greenleaf Director of Nursing in Valdosta, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Valdosta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2018

Job Description

The Director of Nursing is responsible for upholding the standards of nursing care as established by the Georgia Nurse Practice Act, Psychiatric Standards of Nursing (APNA), policy and procedures, and all other external governing and credentialing bodies. The Director of Nursing directs the staff and operation of the Nursing Department; coordinates, plans, and manages nursing activities; formulates nursing program goals and objectives; manages nursing positions; evaluates staff; assists in the management of the nursing budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the department who might impact on program activities; participates in recruitment and retention programs; determines the quality of nursing care; participates in performance improvement programs; collaborates with clinical instructors for educational programs; works with Physician and Pharmacy staff. Responsible for staff development/training & competencies of staff. Responsible for scheduling staffing patterns while considering patient safety. Represents the Nursing Department in professional and/or community. A valuable contributor to the leadership team.

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