Director of Nursing in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Denver, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/10/2019

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide full time management, supervisory oversight and technical support for nursing teams. Advise Program Management staff of Nursing issues and developmental needs. Work to ensure service delivery efficiencies and effectiveness. Maintain a work environment that promotes professional growth, employee satisfaction, and retention. Promote nursing professional development and leadership.

SALARY RANGE:  $87,000/yr. - $95,000/yr.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Provide nursing functions as described in nursing job description.
• Provide clinical leadership, planning, organizing, and managing nursing duties and roles across Mental Health Center of Denver.
• Ensure that nursing standards of accuracy, quality, and efficiency are met.
• Evaluate individual nursing performance issues; participate in supervision, and disciplinary meetings and discussions.
• Conduct nursing orientation and plan ongoing continuing education activities.
• Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with organizational standards.
• Consistently evaluate ways to improve nursing documentation, service delivery, and mental health practice.
• Represent nursing discipline in risk management, policy and procedures, and standards of care committees.
• Responsible for personnel management: hiring, discipline, and catalytic coaching.
• Duties as assigned by Chief Medical Officer.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing or Registered Nurse with equivalent experience.  Unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.

EXPERIENCE:

At least 4 years experience in a nurse manager role., and a minimum 2 years working within the mental health field; proven ability to manage multiple projects; experience in developing and implementing nursing policies and procedures.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

• Management experience is required.
• Detailed oriented
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and in writing.
• Experience working with individuals with mental health issues
• Ability to work with a diverse population both internal and external of organization.
• Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.

• Ability to communicate with people from all walks of life

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Nursing Program Manager, and all nursing staff

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:

Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

May require occasional evening or weekend hours.

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