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Assistant Director of Nursing/Infection Control Coordinator - FT - (9793)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Long Branch, NJ
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
9793
Universal Health Services
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Assistant Director of Nursing/Infection Control Coordinator - FT - (9793)

Facility Name
Parkwood BHS
Location
OLIVE BRANCH, MS 38654 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Nursing Director
Job Description

Parkwood Behavioral Health System has provided behavioral health and chemical dependency services to the Mid-South region since 1987. We are located in DeSoto County, in the uppermost northwest corner of Mississippi and approximately 7 miles south of Memphis.  As treatment options and patient care innovations have continued to become available we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. At Parkwood, our caring staff focuses on providing compassionate care to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.  We offer a full continuum of care that provides treatment options to meet the individual needs of adults, adolescents and children. Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes a 148-bed inpatient acute and residential care facility, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

Assistant Director of Nursing/Infection Control Coordinator

We are currently seeking a full-time Assistant Director Nursing/Infection Control Coordinator.   Under the supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Assistant Director of Nursing provides administrative and clinical supervision to all nursing staff .The Assistant Director of Nursing is a liaison to department directors and administration to insure coordinated and efficient operations of services and departments. The Assistant Director of Nursing promotes patient care consistent with the vision, goals, mission of Parkwood Behavioral Health Systems and standards of practice for Psychiatric Mental Health Care

This opportunity offers the following:

- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
- Competitive Compensation
- Excellent health benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Plan, Disability and Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
- Perks Discount Program

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. The Assistant Director of Nursing must demonstrate flexibility in scheduled hours related to the day to day operations of the hospital.  He/She must demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to manage units providing care to a varied population including children, adolescents, adults and dually diagnosed patients.  In absence of these qualifications upon hire, must demonstrate ability to learn these concepts and develop these skills within a reasonable time frame via the organization’s orientation and training program.

EDUCATION:  Graduate of an accredited nursing program—strongly preferred.  MSN---preferred,

EXPERIENCE:   3 years clinical experience with psychiatric mental health population-preferred, previous clinical supervisory role in a psychiatric setting- preferred.

In absence of these qualifications upon hire, must demonstrate ability to learn these concepts and develop these skills within a reasonable time frame via the organization’s orientation and training program.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:  Licensure and registration by the Mississippi Board of Nurse Examiners as a registered nurse or multi-state license as approved by NCSBN. Must obtain APIC Certification within 2 years of employment.

KNOWLEDGE:  Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, working concepts and theory, leadership skills, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Chief Nursing Officer

SUPERVISOR EXERCISED:  Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Mental Health Technician, Certified Nursing Assistants

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