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Director of Nursing (RN)

Company: Selah House
Location: Anderson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

RN Managers, Unit RN Leaders, RNs with clinical leadership experience - are you looking for an opportunity where you can spend more quality time on client care? If so, this is a great opportunity to lead a team and nursing operations where a holistic, person-first approach is applied with an organization that invests time and resources in the recovery of our clients.Selah House Indiana is the only licensed inpatient, residential, and partial hospitalization program (PHP) eating disorder treatment center in the state of Indiana. We provide comprehensive and compassionate care for women and teenage girls struggling with eating disorders. At Selah House, we believe that while the journey to recovery may be difficult, it is always worth it in the end. As a Director of Nursing, you will work with a very compassionate and strongly collaborative team working comprehensively to help our clients succeed.
Position SummaryThe Director of Nursing provides a general oversight of all nursing staff. Direct supervisor of Milieu Supervisor, Lead Nurses, and Nursing Staff. The Director of Nursing will be responsible for medical/nursing policy and procedures, medical/nursing training, and associated requirements from accrediting bodies. The Director of Nursing will demonstrate a desire and willingness to embrace and model the Selah House mission within the job responsibilities and interaction with others.
Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, trains, and hires nursing staff and approves nursing policies, procedures, nursing standards of consumer care and standards of nursing.
  • Oversees and/or performs the following:
    • Daily vital signs/glucose monitoring of clients
    • Daily medical issues and reports issues to Medical Director as needed
    • All medication distributions
    • Blood draws and follow up on lab values
    • Medication orders from MD and follow up on all orders daily
    • Medical supply orders and maintenance and pickup of inventory
    • Pertinent medical procedures
    • Administration of yearly vaccines.
    • Infection control program and quarantine program for staff/clients.
    • Biohazard accounts/procedures.
    • Scheduling of client appointments or tests
    • Oversees all pharmacy paperwork and forms, including controlled substances; Keeps medication lists updated; orders medication, ensures proper delivery from pharmacy; works with insurance companies on patient medications, completes insurance forms /calls as needed.
    • Monitors all labs/EKGs/other tests and communicates results to Medical Director (MD).
    • Primary communicator between MD, Milieu Supervisor, Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, and clients and ensures effective communication between medical/nursing staff and medical vendors.
    • Works closely with the following: Director of Labor/Compliance on nursing/medical related standards of accrediting bodies; Registered Dietitian(s) on client weight restoration needs/issues.
    • Oversees and develops strategy and direction for Milieu Supervisor position and co-develops strategy for Recovery Care Specialist positions.
    • Backup for Milieu Supervisor, on-call as scheduled.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as directed.ISJP123Education and Experience:
      • 5+ years of Nursing/Clinical Experience (preferably with Eating Disorders)
      • Current Indiana Licensed Register Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
      • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification (American Red Cross/American Heart Association)
      • Position requires incumbent to have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance.
        Selah House provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Selah House reserves the rights to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the organization desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains "At-Will."

Keywords: Selah House, Anderson , Director of Nursing (RN), Executive , Anderson, Indiana

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