Director of Nursing for Pyramid Healthcare - Military veterans preferred

Pyramid Healthcare, Inc.


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

New Jersey
United States

Join our Leadership Team as a Director of Nursing at one of the fastest growing companies in the Behavioral Healthcare industry!This position is a great opportunity for an experienced leader who is looking for that next opportunity to influence nursing practices within a dynamic, growing organization. The right candidate should be highly energized and motivated to promote a culture of excellence and innovation at all times. The ability to be autonomous yet collaborative is essential for success in this fast paced role. The right candidate must demonstrate professionalism, leadership, strong social communication skills, time-management .The DON will be responsible for... Identifying and assuming responsibility for high risk clients Communicate with admissions team about any pertinent information regarding clients Communicate with other disciplines to ensure client needs are being met. Complete chart monitoring to identify and carry out action plans. Review MAR’s for clients to ensure completeness. The DON will assist staff as needed by prioritizing and organizing the shift and completion of the unit scheduling. Complete monthly unit meetings as well as risk management and treatment team meeting. Will provide nursing assessments, treatment plans, medication administration, vitals, and assisting medical doctor as needed. DON will assist in responding to client grievances Providing sample meds and coordination with the pharmacy to ensure client needs are being met in a cost-effective manner. Ensure any lab work is being reviewed and addressed as well as HCG results being obtained before beginning any meds. Involved in Performance Improvement Projects. Maintain staff development needs and ensure records are up to date. Review detox protocols and length of stay with all new staff. Supervision of other RN’s and LPN’s. Technical Competencies Able to effectively meet the needs of the client, positive relationships with internal and external customers and contributing to the success of the corporation. Strong background in D&A and Co-occurring Disorders, knowledge of HIPAA laws, Confidentiality, state licensing regulations, CPR and First Aide, other trainings as required.Requirements Current RN license in state of practice and BSN preferred. 1 year of experience in a licensed substance disorder treatment facility Required. 1 year of Supervisory experience Required or 3 years of experience in a detox facility Required. Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques. Awareness and understanding of regulating bodies (CARF, Office of Mental Health, DDAP). Strong background in D&A and Co-occurring Disorders, knowledge of HIPAA laws, confidentiality, and state licensing regulations. This is a Full-Time position. Schedule is typically Monday through Friday with occasional shift coverage for supervision.Benefits Compensation includes a full benefits package and above market salary. Medical, Dental, and Vision Life Insurance 401k And More!