Director of Nursing, Addiction Medicine and Behavioral Healthcare
Company: Olesky & Associates
Posted on: September 19, 2022
(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Director of
Nursing - An award winning nationally accredited non-profit leader
in the prevention, treatment, and recovery of mental health and
substance use disorders is seeking an Experienced Director of
The Director of Nursing will plan, organize, and administer nursing
care and patient management in accordance with company policies and
the appropriate nursing professional standards. This position will
supervise the nursing staff in the areas of direct patient contact,
provision of medical care, medication administration, and the
proper documentation in patient records. The Director of Nursing
must have knowledge of current practices in the treatment of
patients in withdrawal and their commonly associated medical
The DON provides direct nursing services, including addiction
related educational presentations.
Conducts ongoing supervision of nursing staff as guided by policy
and regulatory standards. Prepares and maintains work schedules to
ensure efficient and appropriate utilization of staff. Hires,
evaluates and terminates nursing staff and nursing support staff in
accordance with established policy and procedure. Prepares
performance evaluations of nurses and nursing support staff.
Participates in development of an annual operating budget with
financial department. Manages expenses within approved budget and
prepare overtime reports and other documents as required. Develops
an annual improvement plan for the department and communicate with
senior management on goal achievement, resource needs, and
improvement initiatives. Interacts and collaborates with area
hospitals, health and human service providers, and pharmacies to
ensure coordination of care.
Qualifications: A registered nurse in the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts with at least five years experience in addiction
nursing and in an administrative or supervisory capacity. Excellent
leadership and communication skills and the ability to work
collaboratively to achieve goals. Demonstrated ability to
supervise, coach, teach, and train nurses.
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