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Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Avidity Exchange LLC
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Job Description:

Assistant Director of Nursing PLEASE PROVIDE A PERSONAL EMAIL AND CONTACT PHONE NUMBER WHEN APPLYING Assistant Director of Nursing Nurse: Director of Nursing Management: Other Management: Manager Seattle, WA Full-time Key qualifications Licenses and certifications BLS, RN, WA License Minimum education Masters Languages English Years of experience 2+ years Overview Assistant Director of Nursing Tukwila, WA The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) position will assume overall responsibility for the implementation, delivery, coordination and supervision of behavioral health services provided Perks: 1) 401k Plan 2) Employee Discount Program 3) Life Insurance, Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability 4) Discounted meals 5) Free parking Skills for This Job: 1) Masters degree in nursing required 2) Current Washington state registered nursing license without restrictions 3) Healthcare Provider BLS 4) CPI Certification 5) Minimum two (2) years behavioral health nurse management leadership experience in similar or larger healthcare organization(s) 6) Demonstrated ability to manage a budget and staff effectively in a like setting 7) Demonstrated favorable results in patient, staff and physician satisfaction through management experience in a behavioral health environment company Our behavioral health programs begin with a complete assessment in order to build an individualized plan that emphasizes personal care. For those with alcohol and drug abuse issues, we utilize both group and individual therapy sessions, focusing on the physical, psychological, and spiritual effects of addiction. We strive to holistically heal all who come through our doors. Therefore, we offer a full continuum of care including medical detox and drug and alcohol rehab programs, as well as mental health inpatient programs. All are designed to stabilize and restore both physical and mental health, and to ensure long-term sobriety. We are proud of the reputation that precedes us, as we have always worked hard to provide clinically excellent care in an environment that promotes long-term healing. Our exceptional staff, unique therapies, and love for our community sets us apart from the rest. Details Position Role and Responsibilities: - Serve as a member of the leadership team for this organization - Provide clinical and operational leadership for assigned clinical units and programs - In conjunction with the Staffing Coordinator and Nursing Supervisors, provide adequate staffing for units/programs to ensure quality care provision that is also cost effective - In conjunction with the Staffing Coordinator and finance office, assure accuracy of payroll processing and approval - Ensure policies and procedures are developed, reviewed regularly and implemented effectively - In conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE), identify educational needs and assist in the development of in-service programs for staff and annual training plans; facilitate educational opportunities as needed - Understand regulatory and licensing requirements; be available to assist with regulatory and accreditation surveys and ensure regulatory compliance for assigned areas of responsibility - Achieve favorable patient, staff and provider satisfaction scores in areas of responsibility - Provide information for inclusion in written performance evaluations for all direct report staff and submit written performance evaluations in accordance with policy requirements - Provide leadership and counsel to clinical personnel to enhance staff development and coordinate with Human Resources (HR) as appropriate - Participate in staff selection and orientation of new personnel as appropriate - Perform leadership rounds to allow for observation of clinical performance of assigned team members - Participate and provide leadership during organizational meetings/committees related to clinical/operational practice - Serve as Manager-on-Call - In conjunction with the Patient Advocate, receive, investigate and make recommendations regarding patient complaints - Supervise medical record documentation assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with licensing regulations and legal and ethical standards - Develop plans, procedures, goals, strategies or processes - Create methodologies for accomplishing goals - Direct activities of others to accomplish goals - Implement recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources - In consultation and coordination with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Quality Director, assist with oversight and responsibility for creating, implementing and monitoring quality improvement initiatives for each area of assigned responsibility - Communicate all pertinent clinical and administrative information to the CNO and other members of the team as appropriate - Serve as a liaison for community health partners, including but not limited to, contracted service providers, other hospitals and service providers, the police department, referral sources, schools of nursing, etc - In the absence of the CNO, the ADON is responsible for decision making and daily operations Agency Expectations: - Adhere to all CBH policies and procedures - Maintain absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to patients, families, and staff and adhere to all HIPAA rules - Display a positive and professional image and attitude in all relationships with patients, families, peers, and community partners - Serve as an ambassador for CBH at all times - Demonstrate ongoing responsibility for self-education - Participate in Performance Improvement, Environment of Care, and other department/agency meetings and committees as requested - Maintain patient and personal safety regarding occupational health and safety - Perform other related duties as assigned - This job description is only a summary and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. This document is subject to change at any time Experience/Skills: - Comprehensive knowledge of nursing practice, applicable rules and regulations and industry standards - Excellent communication, organizational, and problem resolution skills - Diplomacy, tact and a calm, positive approach are required - Clear verbal articulation - Data analysis - Ability to operate a clinical unit adequately to ensure excellence in patient care delivery and with fiscal and operational efficiency Qualifications: - Minimum two (4) years behavioral health nurse management leadership experience in similar or larger healthcare organization(s) - Demonstrated ability to manage a budget and staff effectively in a like setting - Demonstrated favorable results in patient, staff and physician satisfaction through management experience in a behavioral health environment - Proficient in the use of manual and computer systems and database administration required to operationally manage and report on the clinical operations for area of responsibility - Experience and skill working in a union environment with a track record of maintaining positive employee relationships preferred - Interpersonal skills which align with Cascades s values and behavioral standards - Specific knowledge of behavioral health hospital regulations and accreditation requirements Education: - Masters degree in nursing required Licensure/Certification: - Current Washington state registered nursing license without restrictions - Healthcare Provider BLS - CPI 1. Oversee clinical care processes and operations in area of responsibility. 2. Provide clinical and operational leadership for assigned clinical units and programs 3. In conjunction with the Staffing Coordinator and Nursing Supervisors, provide adequate staffing for units/programs to ensure quality care provision that is also cost effective 4. In conjunction with the Staffing Coordinator and finance office, assure accuracy of payroll processing and approval 5. Ensure policies and procedures are developed, reviewed regularly and implemented effectively 6. In conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE), identify educational needs and assist in the development of in-service programs for staff and annual training plans; facilitate educational opportunities as needed 7. Understand regulatory and licensing requirements; be available to assist with regulatory and accreditation surveys and ensure regulatory compliance for assigned areas of responsibility 8. Achieve favorable patient, staff and provider satisfaction scores in areas of responsibility 9. Provide information for inclusion in written performance evaluations for all direct report staff and submit written performance evaluations in accordance with policy requirements 10. Provide leadership and counsel to clinical personnel to enhance staff development and coordinate with Human Resources (HR) as appropriate 11. Participate in staff selection and orientation of new personnel as appropriate 12. Perform leadership rounds to allow for observation of clinical performance of assigned team members 13. Participate and provide leadership during organizational meetings/committees related to clinical/operational practice 14. Serve as Manager-on-Call 15. In conjunction with the Patient Advocate, receive, investigate and make recommendations regarding patient complaints 16. Supervise medical record documentation assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with licensing regulations and legal and ethical standards 17. Planning and accomplishing goals ? Develop plans, procedures, goals, strategies or processes ? Create methodologies for accomplishing goals ? Direct activities of others to accomplish goals 18. Implement recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources 19. In consultation and coordination with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Quality Director, assist with oversight and responsibility for creating, implementing and monitoring quality improvement initiatives for each area of assigned responsibility 20. Communicate all pertinent clinical and administrative information to the CNO and other members of the team as appropriate 21. Serve as a liaison for community health partners, including but not limited to, contracted service providers, other hospitals and service providers, the police department, referral sources, schools of nursing, etc 22. In the absence of the CNO, the Nurse Manager is responsible for decision making and daily operations

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