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Director Of Nursing in Cathedral City at SUNSPIRE HEALTH

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Job Description

Sunspire Health is a national network of addiction recovery providers, offering highly effective evidence-based clinical interventions and treatment programs. We provide behavioral health solutions for adult men and women suffering with substance use disorders, process addictions such as eating disorders, sex addiction and gambling disorder, as well as co-occurring mental health disorders. Our licensed residential and outpatient treatment facilities are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, Texas and South Carolina. Sunspire Health is headquartered in Lyndhurst, NJ.
General Purpose of Position:


The Director of Nursing is responsible for the leadership and management for the nursing department. This individual will oversee the delivery of quality care and services to all clients and develop and maintain positive employee communication relationships. Additionally, this person is required to retain, supervise, and train team members. Training will be in accordance with facility policies/procedures, current federal and state local standards, guidelines and regulations.
Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):


  • Responsible for supervising and reviewing all nursing staff.

  • Expected to maintain high standards of care.

  • Managing client date and records.

  • Interaction with doctors, patients and family members.

  • Overseeing department budget.

  • Training current staff and new team members.

  • Facilitating and solving disputes and boundary issues with clients.

  • Provide direction and support to Nursing Staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing (BSN).

  • At least five (3) years of experience in a behavioral health setting.

  • Must maintain RN license.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

  • Must maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.

  • Strong clinical skills.

  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines as well as be flexible and dependable.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.

  • Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Principles and processes for providing patient services. This includes patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction.

  • Exceptional patient service with the ability to resolve service issues.

  • Knowledge of JCAHO standards.

  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.

  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work.

  • Being aware of others' reactions, understanding why they react as they do, and adjusting one’s own actions in relation to others.

  • Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

  • Promote a positive response to change, with clients as well as other staff members.

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