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Director Of Nursing

Company: Sandstone Care
Location: Boulder
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Director of Nursing

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Work Environment: Teen Residential Treatment Center

Compensation: $100,000 - 110,000 Annual Salary

Schedule: Full Time - Monday to Friday + On Call

Key Responsibilities:

Supports medical and clinical team to provide a consistently high level of medical care within an adolescent residential treatment program.
Coordinating a weekly schedule based on facility and staffing needs as assessed.
Supports the medical and clinical team to provide a safe and stable environment for patients
Performs nursing duties and acts as a medical resource and support to Behavioral Health Technicians
Administrative duties will include direct consultation with Chief Nursing Officer, regarding performance improvement needs for all inpatient locations, training, and staff skill evaluation
This individual also may support medication administration, lab specimen procurement to include blood draws, urinalysis, breathalyzer tests, and completed supporting documentation.
This role will also require that this individual assist in covering nursing floor shifts in times of emergent times of need.


Previous experience in Nursing Leadership is required this include:
Managing nursing scheduling and using creative problem solving to ensure floor coverage
Experience coaching and developing nurses at all stages of their careers
Holding nurses accountable to program policies and having difficult corrective conversations when needed
Always acting with integrity and holding a high standard for exceptional client care
Ability to be flexible and cover floor shifts, to include Nursing and Behavioral Health Technician roles, if need is assessed and warranted by Chief Nursing Officer
Participate in a nursing leadership on-call schedule rotation with other members of nursing leadership.

Training & Experience:

RN license in the state of Colorado (or ability to seek endorsement)
2+ Years of previous Nursing leadership experience
Valid driver's license with no restrictions
Previous experience in residential treatment or high acuity crisis work is required
Previous experience with treatment of substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders is preferred
Ideal candidate has a minimum of 2 years of experience in the behavioral health field
Ideal candidate has desire for professional growth and development.

Floor duties will include all standard job description items below related to the provision of services by an RN in the employment of Sandstone Care for patients at inpatient locations:

Contribute to a high-performing culture, focused on partnering with patients as we inspire and empower change
Adhere to all aspects of the programs policies and procedures to ensure quality performance and assist the Performance Improvement Committee in any quality improvements that may be necessary
Attends necessary team meetings discussing progress, regress and/or failure; contribute to planning for the program completion, follow-up support and communication with the treatment program
Support recruitment of competent and trained staff
Work closely with all members of the team to assure positive working relationships
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain good public relations with families, referral agencies, and other community resources
Must have the ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, convincingly, and effectively when addressing an audience
To consistently exercise good nursing judgment and adequate emotional stability in evaluating situations and making decisions despite the pressures of deadlines or the occurrence of unexpected stressful events
Participate on committees and in professional meetings as necessary for the functions of the program
Provides supportive leadership for community meetings and selected off-campus activities
Assisting with staff training and development to include onsite QMAP courses, CPR training, and other identified on-going needs
Performing all job duties related to supporting floor nursing
Will participate in a rotating nursing leadership on-call with others in nursing leadership
Supports scheduling for nursing and behavioral health technicians at all inpatient locations.
Assist Regional Director of Nursing with inventory of all inpatient supplies, procurement, and expense reports related to the purchase of these items.
Assisting with state required or regulatory body data entry
Organizing and assisting with administration of annual flu-shot clinic for all SSC employees
Will assist with formal disciplinary actions for nursing and behavioral health technician staff
Organizes and maintains infection control and prevention procedures as needed per regulatory bodies
Will work closely with program directors of inpatient facilities for training and management needs.
Other duties as assigned

Sandstone Care is a teen and young adult behavioral health treatment program offering a full continuum of care. We deliver care through an innovative treatment approach which addresses not only mental health concerns, but also supports the entire ecosystem including treating the broader family system, providing academic & vocational support, and helping clients build new, healthy communities to support their longer term recovery.%3747112% %%mednurse%%

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