• Assistant Director of Nursing

    Job
    18-57665
    Location
    AZ, Golden Valley
    Facility
    AZ State Prison - Kingman
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Indeed Quick Apply (Yes/No)
    Yes
    Recruiter
    Cheryl Klarich
    Email
    cklarich@correctcaresolutions.com
  • Overview

    Our Assistant Director of Nursing has the authority, responsibility and accountability for assisting the Director of Nursing in the structuring, implementing and monitoring the Nursing Service Program.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

    Experience:

    • Five (5) or more years of clinical experience
    • Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience recommended

    Licenses/Certifications:

    • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse within the State, or valid compact state nurse license
    • Current CPR certification

    Responsibilities

    1. Assist in ensuring that the health services units are staffed with nursing personnel to meet the needs of the inmate population and contract requirements. Responsible for approving the nursing schedule, requested changes and requests for time off.
    2. Assist in the recruitment and retention of nursing personnel
    3. Assist in the coordination of new employee orientation and continuing education programs.
    4. Prepares and submits reports to the Health Services Administrator in timely manner as requested.
    5. Participates in Quality Improvement (QI) and Infection Control activities and meetings as requested
    6. Respond to a code or health emergency with standard guidelines
    7. Responsible for ensuring that a nursing administrator is on-call for nursing services
    8. Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the philosophy, goals, objectives, structure, and operation of nursing services.
    9. Ensures the practice of nursing is consistent with current standards and is responsible for level of care.
    10. Serves as representative for and/or liaison between nursing services and other health care providers as well as Director of Nursing and coordinates patient care with other departments
    11. Provides guidance to the nursing staff in patient care problems and delegates responsibility within the scope of the employees' abilities
    12. Remains visible and is responsive to all medical disciplines
    13. Supports and participates in evaluation designed to improve work conditions and patient care.
    14. Participates and maintains good relationship with community organizations
    15. Keeps abreast and follows through on incidents occurring on all shifts through 24-hour availability to all shifts
    16. Ensures that reports of communicable diseases are forwarded to the local/state health authorities X Customarily and regularly direct the work of at least 2 or more full-time employees or their equivalent (1 full-time employee at 40 and 2 half-time employees at 20 hours each , are equivalent to 2 full-time employees). X Authority to hire or fire other employees, or makes suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or any other change of status of other employees are given particular weight.
    17. Performs other duties as assigned.

    CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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