Director Of Nursing

Onward Behavioral Health Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 7 months ago

Deliverables/Principal Results Expected:

  • Advanced and/or thorough knowledge of psychiatric, drug and alcohol disorders and general nursing care concepts.

  • Support and promote an environment and culture of professional nursing behaviors at all times across the organization

  • Assist with monitoring and evaluating all nursing activities including staff development, risk and safety management, financial management, compliance with regulatory standards, policy and procedure development/implementation and performance improvement activities.

  • Develop and maintain staff nurse and nurse manager training and education materials on an ongoing basis.

  • Ensure nursing practices utilize evidence based practice, regulations and performance improvement to guide clinical decision making related to existing and future program implementation.

  • Conduct and/or contribute to staff evaluations in a timely manner.

  • Seek input from Human Resource Director in addressing employee performance issues.

  • Adhere to Human Resource policies and procedures.

  • On call 24/7 and accessible to nursing staff as necessary.

  • Comply with all confidentiality and client rights, standards and policies.

  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility by effectively utilizing resources in a cost-efficient manner.

  • Collaborate with facility and program leaders on a monthly basis to review pertinent costs and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Maintain an open line of communication with all facility and program leaders regarding outcomes, issues and opportunities for improvement.

  • Develop positive relationships with internal and external customers while contributing to the success of the organization.

  • Able to effectively direct and manage the delivery of quality nursing care services while effectively integrating concepts of nursing care into the clients' interdisciplinary treatment program.

  • Knowledgeable in the treatment of Drug and Alcohol and Co-occurring Disorders

  • Knowledge of HIPAA laws CPR/First Aid and AED other trainings as required.

Technical Competencies: Strong leadership ability, team builder, ability to drive continuous performance improvement projects, confidentiality, multitasker, decisive, excellent problem-solving/trouble shooting skills, teacher educator, cooperative within the team framework.

Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Demonstrates professionalism, leadership, confidentiality, strong social communication skills, time-management, organized. Must possess skills to communicate effectively and interact well with people of diverse backgrounds. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Calm and decisive in crisis situations. Ability to sustain a team environment, drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communicator within the team framework.

Pyramid CORE Values:

We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is striving to be honest, transparent and ethical when dealing with clients, staff and the community. DEDICATION is demonstrating an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION is a steadfast, team-focused approach; working together to achieve excellence. PASSION is genuine, compelling and relentless desire to improve lives and support Pyramid Healthcare's mission.

EOE.

Requirements

Education, Experience:

Supervisory experience strongly preferred. Knowledgeable in the treatment of Drug and Alcohol and Co-occurring Disorders. Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques. Ability to analyze and interpret data to determine priorities and make recommendations Awareness and understanding of regulating bodies (CARF, Office of Mental Health, DDAP) Current RN license in state of practice, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Previous Drug and Alcohol experience, including Methadone and Medication Assisted Treatment (Suboxone and Vivitrol) preferred.

Benefits

Medical Vision Dental Life
401K with Company Match

Paid Days Off

Extended Sick Days

Tuition Reimbursement

And more!


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Director Of Nursing

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