DIRECTOR OF NURSING

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Description/Job Summary

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West Florida Community Care Center (WFCCC) is an 80-bed state hospital for adults with mental illness. Managed by Lakeview Center, WFCCC serves Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties. Referrals are accepted from acute care in-patient facilities and are then reviewed by the WFCCC admissions committee.


Position Summary

The Director of Nursing will customarily and regularly direct the work of nursing department Employees, including full time, part time, PRN and On Call staff.  Responsible for leading and supervising assigned staff, and ensuring staff provide the highest quality treatment and support services to clients.  Provides primary recommendations as to the hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or any other change of status of nursing department employees. Must be able to work flexible hours when needed and rotate call coverage with hospital administrative staff.  Perform nursing acts, functions, or tasks under the delegation and supervision of a medical doctor.  Act as a lead direct care provider to others in the division/program.  Function as charge nurse for inpatient units.  Assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following agency’s philosophies and standards of care, as well as the standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations. Conduct case staffing's with other direct care providers in division/program, provide case specific consultation and professional insight as deemed necessary, and assist other staff in coming up with appropriate treatment and services for their individual clients.


Qualifications
  • Must have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in nursing
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the field of nursing and two (2) year of previous supervisory experience in the mental health field
  • Must hold an active Florida license as an Registered Nurse
  • Certified in CPR and maintain active certification
  • Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate


To Apply

Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

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