• Director of Nursing_Oxford

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(4/25/2019 11:14 AM)
  • Overview



    The Director of Nursing is responsible for developing, planning, implementing and managing all aspects of medical department for substance use disorder treatment facility.  Responsible for ensuring that all medical services are delivered in accordance with established standards and regulations in compliance with license and credentialing requirements.  Will obtain and manage all medical services contracts and vendors for facility.  Works with multi-disciplinary departments to ensure and facilitate compliance with all Quality Assurance and Improvement standards and parameters.  Will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to several staff of licensed and professional medical staff and providers to optimize and accomplish organizational goals and benchmarks.  This position is a role model for the “I CARE” values and embraces “Believable Hope”.   


    Reports to:    Facility CEO                                            FLSA Status:  Exempt




    • Manage and oversee all aspects of facility medical department in coordination with the Medical Director and facility CEO.
    • Supervise all medical providers and nursing staff to ensure that all medical documentation and medical care requirements are met pursuant to regulatory standards and practice and is in compliance with all licensing and credentialing regulations and standards.
    • Regular inspection of medical charts both open and closed to ensure compliance with QI & QA Policy & procedures, as well as all other regulatory, funding, and clinical and medical standards.
    • Supervise, monitor, and document staff delivery of all medical services.
    • Ensure all required detox services and protocols are met and delivered in a timely manner and pursuant to regulatory standards and requirements.
    • Meet with multi-disciplinary leaders on a daily basis to report any facility/staff/or client concerns or problems.
    • Uphold all licensure and credentialing policies and procedures, especially as it relates to the medical aspect of treatment.
    • Work in conjunction with onsite pharmacist or contract pharmacist regarding medication oversight and destruction of medication.
    • Responsible for recommending and ensuring regulatory staffing patterns & managing department budget.
    • Ensure that shifts are covered by all levels of staff and that staff are actively involved in the medical treatment, admission and census process and aware of all elements of its implementation.
    • Ensure that all client medical needs and appointments are maintained and kept on a timely basis.
    • Implement and monitor medical Utilization Review functions and requirements for entire medical department in compliance with established company policies and procedures.
    • Ensure that the appropriate number of client cases is presented at each Multi-Disciplinary Team Meeting and that current and accurate medical information and medical appointments and specific medical developments is reported thoroughly and completely.
    • Develop and Implement departmental policies and procedures as needed to address client and/or staff issues and needs.
    • Ensure that all medical staff and contractors comply with HR and personnel policies and procedures.
    • Provide mentorship and guidance to supervisory level personnel as needed to help maximize managerial performance and ability.
    • Management ONLY Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
    • (please mark N/A if not applicable)
    • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports
    • Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations
    • Provides objective feedback to employees
    • Makes appropriate compensation recommendations, if applicable
    • Provides appropriate training for department and hold staff accountable for attending required training
    • Holds interviews for vacant positions and makes appropriately selects candidates to fill open positions
    • Responsible for recommending and ensuring regulatory staffing patterns & managing annual budget.
    • Monitors adherence to company and department policies, procedures and practices
    • Creates and supports a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment free work environment by understanding and complying with the company’s policies
    • Other Job Duties – As Assigned



    • Graduate from an accredited BSN program
    • Active and Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Mississippi OR hold a Registered Nurse compact license (Multi-State Licensure). 
    • A minimum of five years’ experience in nursing/and or business leadership
    • Knowledge of and experience with
      • Current practice of behavioral health care with emphasis in substance use disorder and co-occurring disorder 
      • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria for addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions
    • Five years or more of experience in leadership role with extensive knowledge of nursing practice,  
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification within 30 days of hire  
    • Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) to be completed within sixty days of hire 
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.  
    • Ability to work with male and female, adult (18 –over) patients diagnosed with substance use disorder or co-occurring disorder. 
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
    • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training within 60 days of hire 
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support within 60 days of hire  
    • Valid driver license and insurable driving record (If driving a company vehicle or if driving personal vehicle for company business) 
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 3 years sustained recovery. 
    • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills 
    • Proven leadership ability in hospital operations 


    • Master of Science in Nursing 
    • Knowledge of and experience with maintaining compliance of standards of accrediting agencies including (but not limited to) 
    • The Joint Commission (TJC) 
    • The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (MDMH)
    • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    • Mississippi Board of Nursing Practice Act required.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed