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Director of Nursing

Northpoint Washington, LLC Edmonds ,WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Job Description

DIRECTOR OF NURSING

NorthPoint Washington is a growing organization dedicated to providing a safe, therapeutic environment where those struggling with addiction can build a foundation for their recovery and gain a clear vision of hope. Northpoint provides a unique setting that provides affordable and effective alcohol and drug addiction treatment, with facilities located in Boise, Idaho and Seattle, Washington. Organizational values include humility, heart, inspiration and conviction. Our commitment to excellence means doing good for others and engaging in innovative empirical based treatment. In short, our mission is to help people get their lives back and show them respect and empathy in the process.

POSITION SUMMARY: As a key member of the Northpoint team, the Director of Nursing is registered nurse who is responsible for ensuring that quality medical care is coordinated and delivered to patients through careful management of staff and other resources. This person will lead and supervise a multidisciplinary team in accordance with policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Manage the front-line nursing staff and ensure continual delivery of excellent patient care
  • Work closely with the Medical Director to coordinate patient care, provider appointments and medication protocols; ensure medical care is in line with established policy and procedure
  • Share facility administrative tasks with Administrator/Program Director
  • Provide and/or coordinate on-call services for facility
  • Maintain nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with The Joint Commission accreditation requirements; take an active role in maintaining Joint Commission audits and continual readiness within the facility
  • Participate in recruiting, selecting, orienting and training nurses
  • Supervise, educate, coach, acknowledge and discipline nursing staff
  • Manage and develop work based teams for assigned shifts, train new staff, and provide leadership to nursing staff
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive schedule to meet all shift requirements
  • Provide information to patients and staff by answering questions and requests
  • Resolve a variety of patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship among the nursing team and other staff by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, and participating in team problem solving methods
  • Manage Northpoint Washington’s Infection Control Program
  • Manage Vivitrol education, ordering, insurance claim processing and administration for inpatient and outpatient facilities
  • Manage FMLA and Short Term Disability paperwork for patients
  • Perform Utilization and Peer-to-Peer reviews as requested by the Billing team
  • Act as liaison for facility-related matters with contracting vendors
  • Complete medical pre-screen on all potential admissions to facility
  • Respond to all incident reports
  • Provide hands on care to patients; perform all duties of a Registered Nurse
  • Audit charts for procedure compliance
  • Document information regarding patient care and behavior as required in policies and procedures
  • Utilize crisis prevention intervention when exposed to volatile patients to maintain personal safety as well as ensuring safety for the patient and other individuals in the unit
  • Participate in patient treatment planning and implementation
  • Participate in the maintenance of a clean, orderly, and safe environment and report needs for repairs and maintenance to appropriate staff
  • Participate in implementation of unit therapeutic programming
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established policies and procedures and standards of care
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited program of professional nursing
  • Must be a licensed RN by the Washington Board of Nursing
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in the field of nursing in a substance use, alcoholism, and/or mental health discipline
  • At least one of those years must be in an administrative capacity
  • Proven clinical skills and a strong understanding of management and organizational processes in a healthcare setting
  • Knowledge and skills in English usage, interpersonal relationships and excellent communication skills

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Quickly and effectively identify and resolve problematic situations
  • Comfortable analyzing information and dealing with complexity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to handle confidential material in a reliable manner
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must hold active RN State Board of Nursing licensure
  • Must maintain current crisis prevention intervention and nationally accredited CPR/First Aid/AED certification

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct supervisor for Nursing staff
  • Responsible for evaluating the performance of personnel in the Nursing Department
Company Description
+So you want to work here?!

Forget about a boring desk job and get ready to help people change their lives daily! We believe in treating our patients and employees well and having fun while doing it. If you are interested in joining our team, let us know. We can't wait to learn more about you!

Our Core Values are:

+Humble

-We carry ourselves with a quiet confidence
-We are strong enough to seek support
-Our character defines our legacy
-No brilliant jerks!

+Inspired

-We have a firm belief in human potential
-Hope - difficult roads lead to amazing destinations

+Heart

-Committed to the whole, even when it's challenging
-Hard working, genuine, passionate & fun
-Internal drive to go the extra mile

+Conviction

-Unshakeable belief in our treatment philosophy

+Benefits, Retirement, PTO, oh my!

Northpoint pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for employee level coverage, life insurance, access to an Employee Assistance Program, and a gym membership. We even subsidize spouse and dependent medical premiums at 50%! Wait, there's more! We offer voluntary dental, vision, additional life insurance, Flex Spending Account, and short-term disability.Our flexible benefits plan allows employees to save pre-tax dollars for all IRS-allowable medical and dependent care expenses. Plus, we offer continuing education benefits, leaves of absence, paid holidays, and a stellar paid time off plan.

+Retirement Plan w/Company Match

Northpoint is committed to the long-term success of our employees - and we encourage participation in our 401(k) through a generous salary match.

Northpoint Washington, LLC

+So you want to work here?! Forget about a boring desk job and get ready to help people change their lives daily! We believe in treating our patients and employees well and having fun while doing it. If you are interested in joining our team, let us know. We can't wait to learn more about you! Our Core Values are: +Humble -We carry ourselves with a quiet confidence -We are strong enough to seek support -Our character defines our legacy -No brilliant jerks! +Inspired -We have a firm belief in human potential -Hope - difficult roads lead to amazing destinations +Heart -Committed to the whole, even when it's challenging -Hard working, genuine, passionate & fun -Internal drive to go the extra mile +Conviction -Unshakeable belief in our treatment philosophy +Benefits, Retirement, PTO, oh my! Northpoint pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for employee level coverage, life insurance, access to an Employee Assistance Program, and a gym membership. We even subsidize spouse and dependent medical premiums at 50%! Wait, there's more! We offer voluntary dental, vision, additional life insurance, Flex Spending Account, and short-term disability.Our flexible benefits plan allows employees to save pre-tax dollars for all IRS-allowable medical and dependent care expenses. Plus, we offer continuing education benefits, leaves of absence, paid holidays, and a stellar paid time off plan. +Retirement Plan w/Company Match Northpoint is committed to the long-term success of our employees - and we encourage participation in our 401(k) through a generous salary match.

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7416 212th St SW
Edmonds, WA
USA

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