AndersonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Anderson jobs

Director of Nursing

Company: Assurance Health LLC
Location: Anderson
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Nursing
EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Principle Functions:
The Director of Nursing will be responsible for all adult behavior health programs. Within the framework of the objectives and policies established by the Chief Clinical Officer and the Hospital Administrator, plans and coordinates nursing services with those of the medical and administrative systems. Participates as a member of the hospital's management team in planning, policy revisions, and administrative decision-making with particular reference to the role, functions, and operations of the hospital's nursing services. Is responsible for patient care, staff management and scheduling, resource management, and fiscal management. Coordinates the staffing, retention, reviews, competencies, certifications, and licensure of staff with the Manager of Human Resources.
Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Oversees the clinical care provided to patients to assure that the high standard of care as determined by the Assurance Health mission, vision, and values are achieved.
--- The director of nursing must efficiently and effectively plan, organize, direct and implement a comprehensive institution-wide nursing program
--- Responsible for patient satisfaction in areas supervised.
--- Facilitates cooperative efforts of all disciplines as it relates to patient care.
--- Maintains established departmental policies, procedures and objectives, quality assessment and improvement programs, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
--- Directs the implementation of an effective, ongoing program to measure, analyze, and improve the quality of nursing care, treatment, and services.
--- Works collaboratively with Chief Clinical Officer to evaluate data and implement change to improve Quality Indicators and Quality Measures scores. Develops, implements, monitors, and adapts quality measures for Assurance Health programs to ensure patient/customer satisfaction and clinically-appropriate treatment outcomes.
--- Defines and maintains the standards of nursing practice within the institution.
--- Hires, trains, and assigns shifts to staff.
--- Evaluates performance of staff members and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
--- Develops nursing staffing plan and tracks staff participation.
--- Work with administration in capital budget requests.
--- Investigates and assesses new products. In-service all new equipment and products to appropriate staff. Implement use of standardized equipment and procedures throughout the facility whenever possible. Assists with care and maintenance of patient care equipment and supplies.
--- Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, research activities, in-service meetings, and workshops.
--- Maintains and demonstrates current knowledge of techniques, guidelines and regulations. Interprets relevant laws, policies and standards for effective and accurate implementation.
--- Attends meetings as required. Participates in medical, administrative and educational, hazardous waste, safety, wellness, pharmacy and therapeutics, integrated care, and infection control committees as designated.
--- Reviews all Incident Reports from acute units for completeness and clarity.
--- Evaluates the annual performance of the acute care staff.
--- They must work with the management and HR department of the hospital to ensure career planning for the nursing staff.
--- Budgetary responsibility for the development, allocation and evaluation of annual financial plan for the program, with oversight of CCO and CEO. Ongoing revision to ensure appropriate use of financial resources based on key efficiency measures as defined within the hospital.
--- Participates in community liaison activities.
--- Provides leadership in licensing and accreditation surveys to ensure regulatory obligations are met.
--- Communicates key information to associates and colleagues in an effort to enhance teamwork to achieve the necessary change and adaption to the healthcare environment.
--- Provides liaison with physicians to improve the clinical function and efficiency of service delivery.
--- Assumes an active leadership role with the hospital's governing body, senior leadership, medical staff, and management in decision-making.
--- Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, organizational confidentiality and HIPAA Security procedures and protocols. Follows established HIPAA procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information. Maintains and protects patients' rights under the HIPAA Privacy Standards.
--- Maintains a professional approach with confidentiality. Ensures protection and privacy of health information as attained through written, electronic, or oral disclosures.
--- Displays concern and initiative. Is resourceful and calm in emergencies. Fills in when absences dictate a need.
--- Is prompt and efficient with minimal absences.
--- Cooperates and maintains good rapport with nursing staff, medical staff, other departments, and visitors.
--- Seeks guidance and remains knowledgeable of, and complies with, all applicable federal and state laws, as well as hospital polices that apply to assigned duties.
--- Complies with hospital expectations regarding ethical behavior, standards of care, and standards of conduct.
--- Complies with federal and hospital requirements in the areas of protected health information and patient privacy
Position Requirements
Education: Master's Degree in Psychiatric or Mental Health Nursing, or its equivalent, from an accredited school of nursing or is qualified by education and experience-specifically in the psychiatry field.
Experience: Five years of clinical and/or managerial experience in an acute care psychiatric setting is preferred
Licensure: Registered Nurse. BLS and Crisis Prevention Intervention certifications within 90 days.
Working Conditions:
The employee may be exposed to blood borne pathogens, infectious diseases, and other hazardous wastes, (i.e. Hepatitis, Aids, Tuberculosis). Proper precautions will be taught and provided by the hospital. The position requires a considerable amount of walking, stooping, pulling, lifting, feeling, hearing, and repetitive motions. Ability to move quickly in response to physician and patient needs, to stand for long periods, occasional overhead and low reaching, and to exert force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, up to 20 lbs. frequently and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly. Patient care activities may require the ability to lift of up to 30 lbs. constantly, up to 50 lbs. occasionally and up to 100 lbs. rarely.
Various Shifts
Director of Nursing
Number of Openings
Hiring Manager(s)
Michelle Cramer
This position is currently accepting applications.
Apply Now

Keywords: Assurance Health LLC, Anderson , Director of Nursing, Executive , Anderson, Indiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Indiana jobs by following @recnetIN on Twitter!

Anderson RSS job feeds