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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC153284218
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Oversee a unit or work group for a specified shift.

Provide direct care for patients as well as monitor and coordinate other nurses and members of the staff on the daily medical or behavioral health care activities of the unit.

Schedule staff to ensure full coverage at all times and to ensure effective application of services.

Lead, guide and train employees performing work.

Oversee and provide direct nursing evaluation, consultation and other related care to patients as required.

Coordinate services and maintain communication with other departments or staff as required.

Oversee quality assurance activities and compliance to operational standards, participate in program development, development or implementation of operating policy and procedure and promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices as requested.

Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, case managers, coworkers and others in an effective manner.

Complete and maintain required documentation.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum two or more years’ experience in nursing practice. Two or more years’ experience in behavioral health/psychiatric/addiction recovery environment (inpatient or outpatient) preferred. Minimum one year supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

Current RN license within the state where facility is providing service. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

Qualifications

Education

Required

+ Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Preferred

+ Masters or better in Nursing/Healthcare

+ Bachelors or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications

Required

+ Reg Nurse

Experience

Preferred

+ 2 years: Two or more years’ experience in behavioral health/psychiatric/addiction recovery environment (inpatient or outpatient) preferred.

+ 1 year: Minimum one year supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©


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