DIRECTOR NURSING, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Universal Health Services Inc - NORTH STONINGTON, CT
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DIRECTOR - NURSING, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH Job Code: 73673 Facility: Stonington Institute Location: NORTH STONINGTON, CT US Northeast Region: Northeast Travel Involved: None Job Type: Full Time Minimum Education Required: Master s Degree Skills: Health Care -gt; Behavioral Health, Administrative Quality Assurance -gt; Joint Commission Regulations Information Technology -gt; Senior Management Category: Nursing FTE: 1.0 Position Summary: Stonington Institute began serving recovering alcoholics in 1957 as Starlight Farms, a working farm where adults in recovery were introduced to the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Today, we are the longest continually operating, free-standing, voluntary treatment facility in New England. Our main campus is located in North Stonington, CT, in its original private and peaceful rural setting. We have additional clinical sites in Groton, CT. Transportation and off-campus housing assistance makes our programs and services accessible to a statewide clientele. Those programs include: medical detoxification, rehabilitationresidential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient treatment (both day and evening) and ambulatory detoxification, as well as residential addictions treatment for active duty and retired military service members. The Institute accepts private insurance, state-funded plans and self-pay arrangements. We seek an experienced Director of Nursing to be primarily accountable for the supervision, management, and delivery of safe and effective patient care within the context of structured clinical programs and an interdisciplinary treatment team. Duties include scheduling and management of the nursing staff, compliance, and risk management. Additionally, the DoN serves on various organizational committees and is a consultant to other departments. This position participates actively as a member of the senior management team and is a direct report to the CEO. Requirements CT licensed RN with Masters degree. Must have experience managing operations, including staff supervision, in an inpatient setting, as well as experience in behavioral health services (ideally a substance abuse discipline). The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively deal with all levels of staff. Strong time management skills and attention to detail a must. Joint Commission accreditation experience strongly preferred.