ICF/IID Director of Nursing - Magee, MS in Magee, MS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

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    Magee, MS
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Job Description

  • Provide administrative supervision, leadership, guidance, and feedback to staff to facilitate smooth operations including on-call duties.
  • Provide adequate nursing staff coverage according to policies and submit time and payroll accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Carry out personnel actions on staff accurately and timely including hiring, training, evaluating, monitoring, and disciplining, with documentation submitted in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the nursing staff is providing direct patient care through utilization of nursing standards accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the nursing staff is following policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care and notify doctor of results accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Report pertinent information and/or changes in the patients' condition to the physician, and/or on-call nurse as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  • Provide patient, staff, and family education as related to medication, illness, etc. and participate in consultations including Diagnostic Evaluations as needed.
  • Ensure Health Services participation in team conferences, staffings, and reviews as assigned.
  • Ensure nursing staff prepares and administers medications as ordered by the physician accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure medication administration is charted by staff nursing on the MAR and nurse's notes, if applicable, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure prescribed medication is ordered accurately and in a timely manner.   
  • Ensure provided nursing care and appropriate records related to patients' progress and activities are documented accurately and in a timely manner (i.e., I/A reports, medical charts, worker's comp reports, written training programs, daily/midnight census, diet updates, etc.)
  • Ensure physician's orders are transcribed accurately and in a timely manner by the nursing staff.
  • Assist in investigations of risk management issues when needed
  • Provide follow-up with monthly Pharmacy Report and assist Pharmacy Consultant in developing initial/annual assessments.
  • Provide care and/or conduct patient/resident interactions in an age/cultural appropriate manner.
  • Follows all safety policies and adhere to all worker's compensation program guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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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