Director of Nursing

Compass Health
Houma, LA
Oct 07, 2017
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Job Description

Compass Behavioral Center of Houma, an inpatient Psychiatric facility is looking for a Director of Nursing. We are looking for a professional who shares our commitment to providing quality treatment through teamwork and integrity.

The DON is an integral part of the hospital administration team and is responsible for the following: Under the supervision of the Administrator, the DON shall act as an active member of the interdisciplinary team conducting at least, but not necessarily limited to; assessment and screening, development of nursing impressions and recommendations, treatment planning and treatment plan reviews, participation in team conferences, case management, discharge planning and placement, intake and referral and other clinical duties. Responsible for coordinating, planning and evaluating services in area of responsibility utilizing participative management skills. Facilitates the delivery of quality patient care through patient care areas. Contributes to the Nursing department and hospital through support of the philosophy and objectives of professional psychiatric unit.

A qualified candidate will possess a valid RN license and is required to have five years of Psychiatric experience with three years of healthcare administration preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to direct employees and lead the department.

Join the friendly Compass Health Team!

Excellent salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package offered includes: group health, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurances, 401(K), vacation/sick time.

Compass Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Compass Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company Description
Compass Health assists hospitals, healthcare organizations, and physicians by maximizing their resources and outcomes, both clinically & financially. We will partner with healthcare leaders, developing cost-effective systems of quality care in behavioral health & rehabilitative medicine. Compass Health is committed to the professional growth of its employees and the development of positive lasting relationships with healthcare providers, approaching each healthcare challenge with diligence, integrity, skill, and innovation.

Houma, LA


Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:21:18 PDT