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Director of Nursing (Behavioral Health) - Raytown, MO

Company: Advanced Recovery Systems
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Looking for an experienced Director of Nursing to join our Team in Raytown, MO!Sign-on Bonus Available Out of State RN License- No Worries, We Reimburse! Relocation Assistance Available!(Not a Remote Position)Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) is an integrated behavioral healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. With facilities in various regions of the U.S., we have been furthering this mission since our inception, applying our advanced approach to patient care. About ARS: Our new facility located in Raytown, MO and estimated to open end of March 2023.What we offer:Sign-on Bonus, up to $10,000 based on experience.Relocation Assistance AvailableLicense ReimbursementMatching HSA -up to $1500 a year contribution from the company to your HSA.Teladoc access and visits at NO cost to the employee and eligible dependents.Benefits begin on the 1st of the month following date of hire.401K, medical, dental, vision, and generous vacation time!Employee Referral Bonus - earn up to $4000.Healthcare monthly premiums starting at:Employee $89.79Emp + Child(ren) $350.45Emp + Spouse $453.30Emp + Family $653.67Responsibilities:The Director of Nursing directs all day-to-day operations of the Nursing/Health Services Department and staff to ensure the delivery of quality general and psychiatric nursing care to patients in treatment of psychiatric problems including chemical dependency, substance use disorder treatment, addiction recovery, mental health and behavioral health. This position works effectively with the facility leadership team to ensure success of the facility by completing the following core job duties:Defines and maintains the standards of nursing practices.Assesses the quality of care rendered.Initiates the development of policies and procedures that govern nursing services. Ensures that nursing policies and procedures are current and reflect the ever-changing standards established by regulatory agencies.Responsible for staff performance, staff recruitment, staff retention and staff development for all nursing/health services department personnel.Collaborates with other departments and agencies regarding resources and services for improved patient care and staff development.Serves as a key member of the facility's core management team and ensures effective integration or nursing services into overall operations.Oversees nursing staffing levels within the facility on all shifts to ensure quality patient care. Understands and incorporates a staffing grid, and flex staffing techniques.Collaborates with the Infection Control Nurse to incorporate infection control policies and procedures to provide a safe environment for patients and personnel (i.e. reports infections and/or communicable diseases to the appropriate public health authority, provides infection control education for all employees).Oversees the pharmacy and laboratory services.Oversees the facility's patient rights program and ensures that all patients are treated with respect and dignity.Ensures department's budgetary guidelines are maintained. Monitors expenditures in areas of nursing supplies, equipment, and materials.Provides direct nursing services to include:Ability to complete appropriate documents within the required timeframe after admission to the program. Maintains medical records.Ability to administer medications as indicated and monitor detoxification process.Ability to transcribe Physician orders and implement all Medical Protocols as ordered.Ability to confer with and assist medical personnel, both internal and external resources.Ability to provide documentation which reflects services for each patient in accordance with licensure standards.Ability to assess the medical and psychiatric needs of the patient determine the urgency of their needs and expedite treatment as required.Ability to effectively communicate concerns about patient health to appropriate personnel and follows up as necessary.Ability to educate patients about medications, health issues and medical conditions.Demonstrates ability to take verbal orders from the medical provider, documents them in the patient record and carries them out accurately and professionally.Other Titles: Director Director, Nurse Manager, Nurse Administrator, Executive Nurse

Qualifications:COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementAdvanced Recovery Systems requires all employees who work in any facility or office to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferredFive (5) years of experience in nursing field with emphasis in psychiatric, substance abuse, or eating disorders requiredLicensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri which is active and in good standingHolds CPR CertificationExperience in Nursing Leadership within a Residential or Inpatient treatment environmentCompetency in scheduling of Nursing staff for 24/7 coverage, facility wideOut of State Nursing license - we will reimburse for you to get MO RN License.Advanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We invite you to learn more about us at our website! The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO. We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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