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Assistant Director of Nursing- Kirkland Campus

Universal Health Services


Location:
KIRKLAND, WA
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
227837
Universal Health Services
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Assistant Director of Nursing- Kirkland Campus

Job Code:  227837
Facility: Fairfax Behavioral Health
Location: KIRKLAND, WA US
Region:
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Administrative, Clinical Support, Executive, RN, Acute Care
Customer Service -> Face-to-Face Support, Frontline Support
Administration -> Executive Level
 
Category: Executive - Acute
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Join Fairfax Behavioral Health today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a Assistant Director of Nursing in our Kirkland, Washington hospital.

The Assistant Director of Nursing Services is responsible for ensuring coordinated delivery of patient care in accordance with established standards of care, mental health practice, hospital policy, goals and objectives. The DON will assist in contributing to the hospital’s philosophy, objectives, educational and Performance Improvement requirements as well as efforts, while provide supervision to the nursing staff.

 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing required, Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred.
Experience: Minimum of three (3) years experience, including management/supervision experience in an acute psychiatric health-care facility.
License: Appropriate state licensure and a valid driver’s license is required.
Additional Requirements: A strong knowledge of JOINT COMMISSION, CMS, OSHA regulations, and patient rights standards and all other applicable federal and state laws, regulations and State licensing governing hospitals and mental health care facilities.

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:
See attached Criteria Based Performance Competency Evaluation Tool

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
THIS SECTION DESCRIBES WHAT KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION SHOULD CURRENTLY POSSESS. THIS LIST MAY NOT BE COMPLETE FOR ALL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.

1. Knowledge of psychiatric and medical nursing procedures is essential.
2. Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
3. Skill in telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
4. Effective oral and written communication skills.
5. Ability to communicate effectively with patients and co-workers.
6. Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.
7. Ability to use good judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information.
8. Ability to work as a team player.
9. Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patients and dedication.
10. Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
11. Ability to recognize the importance of adapting to the various patient age groups (adolescent, adult and geriatric).
12. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
13. Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
14. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Fairfax Behavioral Health - Kirkland:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. Fairfax compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Hospital is conveniently located in Kirkland. The Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient support services to communities throughout Western Washington.

Kirkland is located just east of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Kirkland Hospital is part of the Fairfax expanding network of facilities that support our continuum  of care for Behavioral Health to the greater Seattle area.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits —

Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.
Take the next step in becoming a part of our growing team. EOE, m/f/d/v.

Our Mission

The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.

About Us

Founded in the 1930’s, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.

Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center’s Pacific campus. As well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of EvergreenHealth Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Healthcare

Location: Washington-Kirkland


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