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Director of Nursing: $10,000 New Hire Sign on Bonus

Posted: 06/12/2024

Nursing Director-- $10,000 New Hire Bonus


Salary Range:

$106,000.00 To 114,000.00 Annually


Our Vision

As the premier provider of substance use and mental health services in the Pacific Northwest, we are respected and the most trusted resource for behavioral health treatment and whole-person care. We provide a comprehensive continuum of coordinated quality services, foster enduring relationships, and empower our communities to truly thrive.

Our Mission

Through superior customer service, high quality programs, and a well-trained and dedicated staff, we inspire hope and support lifesaving changes for people affected by substance use and mental health conditions.

Salary: $106,000-$114,000 Annually +$10,000 New Hire Bonus

 

MAJOR DUTIES: This position is responsible for oversight of all nursing services delivered within the Withdrawal Management and Crisis Wellness Center Programs at Lifeline Connections. The Nursing Director will organize, direct, supervise and evaluate all nursing staff in Withdrawal Management and the Crisis Wellness Center. The Director position ensures superior clinical outcomes for patients through implementation of effective, on-going programs to measure, assess, and improve the quality of medical services provided. In addition, the Director is responsible for department compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations with focused attention to WAC compliance and will create, implement, and monitor a budget for all nursing services. In fulfilling these duties, the incumbent performs the following duties independently:

  • Coordinate medical services with program directors and other necessary personnel;
  • Aid in development of new programs;
  • Review and revise Withdrawal Management and Crisis Wellness Center medical policies and procedures, as needed;
  • Ensure the maintenance of records and reports concerning all patient care delivered;
  • Direct orientation, training, supervision, and retention of nurses;
  • Assist with physicians' schedules to ensure daily coverage;
  • Complete rounds of the facilities to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulations;
  • Provide 24 hour On-Call availability for critical incidents and emergencies;
  • Supervise LPN's, RNs, and MA/CNA's in Withdrawal Management and at the Crisis Wellness Center and provide backup when needed.
  • Triage of all medical complaints prior to request of outside service and prioritize physician's contact;
  • Ensure necessary equipment, supplies, and staffing is available for the delivery of all prescribed medical care;
  • Participate as an appointed member of the agency Safety Committee;
  • Provide ongoing teaching and training to Employees on issues regarding medical and nursing services;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED for this position:

 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or related degree required.
  • Advanced degree, such as a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.
  • Must have experience in supervision and principles, practice of teaching, etc.
  • Must possess skills in leadership and communication.
  • Must possess creativity, integrity, and initiative.
  • Must be able to provide critical thinking skills to address clinical issues.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Most working hours are spent indoors in offices or meeting rooms. Occasional supervision of outdoor activities, visits to community agencies, and participation in staff retreats and staff development activities may be required.