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The Director of Nursing at Alpine Special Treatment Center has overall responsibility for organizing, implementing, and evaluating the Nursing services provided at the facility. The Director of Nursing provides Nursing (licensed and unlicensed) staff with leadership, education, direction and guidance in all client matters and ensures full compliance with all regulatory requirements including but not limited to Title 9, HIPAA and CARF. Additionally, he/she must possess strong leadership skills as primary duties include the oversight, training and enforcement of quality care offered to clients on a daily basis.
The Director of Nursing has administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the nursing services within the mental health rehabilitation center and may serve only one facility in this capacity at any one time if the mental health rehabilitation center is 42 beds or more. The director of nursing service shall not have charge nurse responsibilities if the mental health rehabilitation center is 42 beds or more.
The Director of Nursing assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services in the facility. In collaboration with facility Administration, allocates department resources in an efficient and economic manner to enable each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. Collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, consultants, and organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups, to develop, support and coordinate resident care, related administrative functions, and to represent the interests of the facility.
The Director of Nursing ensures compliance with department protocols, policies, guidelines, and facility standards, and assists with the coordination of daily operations, activities, and personnel of the department.
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