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Director of Nursing

Company: Delphi Behavioral Health Group
Location: Union
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Director of NursingUnion, NJSalary: $95,000-$120,000/Yr.Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in New Jersey
  • Experienced in Joint Commission, New Jersey regulations and OSHA standards
  • Previous directorship/management experience in a detox/mental health or residential treatment setting.
  • BLS certification requiredSerenity New Jersey, part of the Delphi Behavioral Health Group family of programs, is seeking a seasoned Director of Nursing to join the team in Union, NJ.At Serenity New Jersey, we specialize in several areas:
    • Detox treatment, the most critical step on the continuum of care, a set of definitive criteria outlined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). We are the first point of contact for clients who are in the grips of debilitating addiction, so our comprehensive set of services are tailored to their specific and urgent needs.
    • Residential treatment - full service clinical programming with a client-first approach offering a wide variant of treatment options and psychotherapies.We are pleased to offer: --- Competitive pay --- Excellent benefits available for our employees --- Collaborative, high energy, and diversified work environmentThe Director of Nursing -will oversee and supervise the Nursing Department that provides care that engenders a sense of trust and respect for the profession. The Director of Nursing will provide oversight and supervision to nursing staff (RN, LPN) and behavioral health technician staff.The ideal candidate is someone who is able to:
      • Work well and calmly in high energy environments
      • Take initiative to resolve issues and concerns
      • Well-versed and confident in exercising de-escalation skills when appropriate
      • Understanding of basic medical protocols in a medical detox program
      • Submit timely and accurate documentation
      • Flexible
      • Empathetic and compassionate, maintaining the respect and dignity of clients
      • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with both clients and staff
      • Collaborates as a part of an interdisciplinary team, fostering a positive work environment.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
        • Create and maintain policies and procedures that will ensure optimum patient care
        • Oversee and supervise nurse managers, nurse supervisors, and nursing staff in a twenty-four-hour setting
        • Responsible for oversight, maintenance, and ensuring adequate inventory of all medical and nursing equipment and supplies
        • Responsible for ordering and ensuring adequate supply of all medications on the formulary
        • Ensuring adequate staff coverage twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and overseeing the recruitment and retention of employees
        • Evaluate work performance of staff and perform staff evaluations as required per policy
        • Attend daily clinical treatment team meetings
        • Participate in Performance Improvement Projects
        • Supports a system that adheres to best practice patient care in a safe and supportive environment

Keywords: Delphi Behavioral Health Group, Union , Director of Nursing, Executive , Union, New Jersey

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