The Director of Nursing is responsible for upholding the standards of nursing care as established by the Georgia Nurse Practice Act, Psychiatric Standards of Nursing (APNA), policy and procedures, and all other external governing and credentialing bodies.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Directs the staff and operation of the Nursing Department
Coordinates, plans, and manages nursing activities
Formulates nursing program goals and objectives
Manages nursing positions; evaluates staff; assists in the management of the nursing budget
Maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the department who might impact on progam activities
Participates in recruitment and retention programs
Determines the quality of nursing care; participates in performance improvement programs
Collaborates with clinical instructors for educational programs
Works with Physician and Pharmacy staff
Responsible for staff development/training & competencies of staff
Responsible for scheduling staffing patterns while considering patient safety
Represents the Nursing Department in professional and/or community events
A valuable contributor to the leadership team
Other duties as assigned
5 years Psychiatric, Management, and Medical Surgical Nursing experience
BA Nursing; Masters preferred
Additional Salary Information: Commiserate of experience and training
Internal Number: DIREC16524
About Acadia - Greenleaf Center
Our Mission is to inspire hope and contribute to the positive health and well-being of our guests by providing the best levels of care.
Our Vision is: We will transform the behavioral healthcare experience through a culture of safety, professionalism, reliability, teamwork, job knowledge, customer service and results.
We will be recognized by employees, physicians, patients, guests and our community as:
•The best place to receive care
•The best place to work
•The best place to practice medicine
These values, which guide Greenleaf’s mission, are an expression of the vision and intent of our leadership team, and our physicians:
Customer Service - we demonstrate courtesy in dealing with guests, staff, and vendors. We will at all times provide excellent and compassionate service.
Safety - we are foremost oriented toward the safety of our guests and staff.
Professionalism - We will present ourselves in an approachable manner while accommodating the needs of guests, co-workers and others. Our appearance will align with our hospital policies and we will communicate clearly and appropriately while following through on commitments.
Reliability - we accept responsibili...ty for performance and conduct while consistently executing our respective job functions to meet or exceed the standards we have set.
Results Oriented - we will utilize initiative and courageous innovation to improve safety, quality and efficiency. When presented with problems we will focus on root causes and ensure solutions are in line with our mission and future plans.
Job Knowledge - we will display our ability to understand all phases of our job. Further, we will continually increase our job knowledge and transfer that to others. We will relentlessly pursue our personal and educational development.
Teamwork - we will collaborate with others to accomplish our mission and vision. We will cooperate with and support other team members. Together, we will conquer issues and drive consistent improvement.