• Assistant Director of Nursing- CSU

    • Location Texas
    • Specialty Psychiatric
    • Schedule FT

    Assistant Director of Nursing

    Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare is looking for an Assistant Director of Nursing to join our Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) team. This position is a critical nursing leadership role at Tri-County, and will report directly to the CSU Director of Nursing. This position requires the ability to create, lead, and cultivate an expert clinical team with demonstrated outcomes in compliance with contract and center requirements.

    What you will do:

    • Provide clinical and administrative oversight for the Registered Nurses (RNs) and Psychiatric Nursing Assistant (PNA) positions at the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU).
    • Facilitate and coordinate monthly coverage for all shifts for CSU programs.
    • Provides clinical coverage when needed.
    • Follows and keeps nursing polices and procedures up to date using Texas Administrative Code (TAC) and Texas Board of Nursing guidelines.
    • Provide staff with input regarding clinical intervention including emergency response.
    • Participates in shift-change report and other committee meetings as assigned.
    • Completes three-month and annual evaluations for all employees
    • Interviews potential new employees in alignment with necessary staffing pattern needs
    • Ensures in-depth training for each position is provided, and completes New Hire Checklists
    • Provides ongoing auditing of RN and PNA documentation for quality purposes and to determine if necessary timeframes were met within the guidelines.
    • Serve as a liaison between nursing staff, providers.
    • Ensure infection control practices are being followed per Tri-County's Infection Control Policy and Procedure.
    • Utilize the established protocol for consulting with Medical Director, APRN/PA's, and on-call providers as needed.
    • Completing data tracking activities and monitoring programmatic outcomes.
    • Problem solving daily tasks to ensure optimal programmatic functioning.
    • Collecting and reviewing outcome indicators and measures.
    • Is available for guidance of CSU staff by phone when needed.
    • Schedule will be Monday evening - Saturday morning, 5pm - 2am, and on-call every other weekend.

    Where you will work:

    • This position will work in our Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). For more information on where you will work click here.

    What's in it for you:

    • Awesome Benefits for you and your family
      • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, Company-paid Life and Disability insurance, HSA/FSA
      • Retirement Options with Company Match!
      • Mental health and wellness support from our Employee Assistance Program
    • Financial Wellbeing
    • Say goodbye to those pesky loans- we're a Federal Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) qualified employer!
    • Weekly Pay deposited directly into your account (get paid every Friday!)
    • Work-Life Balance
      • 9 Paid Company Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays (VIP Days)
      • Paid Time Off begins accruing on your first day (increasing with tenure!)
      • Casual Dress Code (wear jeans every day!)
    • Meaningful work in the mental health and intellectual disabilities community

    What You'll Need:

    • Active, unencumbered Registered Nurse license;
    • Masters degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing school;
    • Three or more years of nursing leadership experience, preferably in a psychiatric setting;
    • Ability to pass Computer competency, Outlook and Typing test (30wpm)
    • Ability to lift 45 lbs and pass physical agility exam
    • Competent computer skills and ability to navigate in an electronic health record and other technology-based platforms;
    • Must have a valid Driver's License and be insurable through Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare.