Director of Nursing
Company: The Farley Center
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Director of Nursing The Farley Center Williamsburg, VirginiaJob
Summary:The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place is a Virginia drug
and alcohol addiction treatment center located near Colonial
Williamsburg, Virginia. Our campus is situated minutes away from
the historic district, nestled among the quiet pines near Waller
Mill Park. We are a place of healing in our nation's first capital.
We are known as a center of excellence offering quality, affordable
addiction treatment. We are a place where people come to get well
and where families find hope and a solution that works.The Director
of Nursing is responsible and accountable for providing
professional nursing care to clients. Directs, plans, coordinates,
monitors and supervises the effective and efficient use of the
operations of nursing and the safe delivery of behavioral
health/nursing services with a positive, empathetic, and
professional attitude. Ensures the development, implementation, and
evaluation of policies, programs, and services consistent with the
facility's strategic goals and objectives.Job Duties: Sets the
vision for nursing practice in the delivery of safe, timely,
efficient, equitable and client centered care. Manages the daily
operations of nursing services. Develops, maintains and implements
nursing services, policies and procedures that conform to current
standards of nursing practice and accrediting agencies, facility
philosophy and operational policies while maintaining compliance
with state, federal and local governmental agencies laws and
regulations. Develops and interprets operational indicators to
detect census and acuity changes and increases or decreases in
volume that could impact staffing levels, revenues or expenses.
Acts to correct undesirable trends. Allocates nursing resources
based on measurement of client acuity/care needed. Leads a team of
highly qualified and engaged department members thru hiring,
orienting, performance assessment and management, motivating,
training, scheduling, and coaching to meet department and facility
goals. Ensures adequate staffing. Makes nursing diagnosis of the
medical and emotional status of clients and recommends treatment
options. Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health
staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for clients.
Provides overall supervision of client assessments and care plans.
Coordinates nursing services with all other departments.
Participates in daily or weekly management team meetings to discuss
client's status, identify indicators for reassessment of client's
condition, reaction/responsiveness and involvement of other
disciplines. Discusses census changes, client or staff complaints
or concerns. Establishes, implements and monitors the infection
control program and safety. Prepares or reviews infection control
surveillance reports to identify trends and to develop effective
actions to control and prevent infections. Collaborates with
interdisciplinary treatment teams, other departments and
administration to ensure that all client's physical,
biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met.
Develops and implements health care related training that assures
the best possible delivery of health-related supports and services.
Assists the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the preparation and
administration of the organization's budget. Manages budget and
operates within approved budget while providing excellent quality
of care. Actively participate in strategic planning and budget
development. Maintains adequate and appropriate inventory of
supplies and equipment for the provision of client services.
Oversees the maintenance of client clinical records, statistics,
reports and records for purposes of evaluation and reporting of
organization activities. Stays informed about changes in the field
of nursing and behavioral health care and uses information to stay
compliant and improve performance. Assists CEO in preparing staff
for inspection survey. Participates in the preparation and
implementation of the Plan of Correction response to an inspection
survey. Monitors unit/floor functioning by making frequent rounds.
Intervenes in crisis situations and investigates incidents.
Analyzes, reviews and completes follow up on incident reports
related to nursing/client safety issues in conjunction with Risk
Management. Assists with direct care as needed. Audits and
organizes medication room to maintain compliance with regulatory
requirements, best practices, and reduce the opportunity for
medication errors or diversion.Why The Farley Center?The Farley
Center offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary
commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified
candidates should apply by submitting a resume. The Farley Center
is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to
apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized
programming at our treatment centers across the country. We
recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community
in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type:
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