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Assistant Director of Nursing ***Sign-on Bonus Available***

Company: Advanced Recovery Systems
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Vancouver, Washington. This and other rn jobs brought to you by

The Assistant Director of Nursing performs a wide variety of job duties during their shifts, caring for and educating patients about their medical and psychiatric conditions; establishing trust and building rapport with patients and their families are key elements of this position, and assists the Director of Nursing in the day-to-day management of the Nursing Department. The Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the Nursing Staff on their assigned unit. The Assistant Director of Nursing may be required to function in the role of the Director of Nursing in the absence of or by directive from the Director of Nursing.


  • Resolve pending issues from the previous shift, e.g., missed or incomplete labs or treatments, incomplete admissions or discharges, missing data for continuity of care.
  • Compliance Audit Related to Infection Control, e.g., glucometer, refrigerator, sharps containers, laboratory cleanliness, pests in facility, hand washing and flu campaign
  • Medication storage, medication returns, medication destruction, calling pharmacy to resolve medication issues
  • Order supplies, inventory management, maintain/organize supply room
  • Monitor and track lab orders, monitor and track outside consults, track medical transfers
  • Coordinate and plan the admission workflow, print Integra and Care 360 requisitions, assure collected samples are properly labeled
  • Level of Care transfers in AVATAR
  • Administrative functions, e.g., scanning documents into AVATAR, assisting with the work schedule, assisting BHT's with the creation/modification of observation sheets.
  • Admission and discharge audits. Check/audit the proper completion of any nursing procedure (at discretion of DON) to assure compliance.
  • Coordinate the Vivitrol program as directed by supervisor.
  • Is responsible for maintaining the daily scheduling of units according to approved ratios based on census.
  • Collaborates with other departments and agencies regarding resources and services for quality patient care delivery.
  • During State of Emergency, ensures appropriate nurse staffing levels are maintained at all times and may be required to remain onsite throughout the State of Emergency period.


    • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, licensed as a Registered Nurse as indicated in State law, higher education preferred
    • Minimum two years' experience as a Licensed Registered Nurse. Behavioral health experience preferred.
    • Prior leadership/supervisor experience preferred.
    • Licensed to practice in the State of Washington.
    • Out of State Nursing license - we will reimburse for you to get the WA RN License.

      What we offer:

      • Sign On Bonus Available!
      • Teladoc access and visits at NO Cost to employee and eligible dependents!
      • Benefits begin on the 1st day of the month following date of hire
      • Matching HSA - up to $1500/yr contribution from the company to your HSA
      • 401(k), medical, dental, vision, and generous vacation time!
      • Relocation Assistance Available!
      • Employee Referral Bonus - you can earn up to $4000
      • Washington Nursing License Reimbursement - Out of state nursing license, no problem we reimburse!

        Healthcare monthly premiums starting at:
        Employee $89.79
        Emp + Spouse $453.30
        Emp + Child(ren) $350.45
        Emp + Family $653.67

        Commuter Incentive: Bi-weekly Stipend

        • $150/bi-weekly ($300/month): 25-49 driving mile radius

          • 100% paid to FT Nursing
          • 50% paid to PT Nursing
          • 0% paid to PRN Nursing

          • $200/bi-weekly ($400/month): 50+ driving mile radius

            • 100% paid to FT Nursing
            • 50% paid to PT Nursing
            • 0% paid to PRN Nursing

              *Mileage based on Google Maps data; shortest route available will be used to determine stipend potential*

              Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: Advanced Recovery Systems, Vancouver , Assistant Director of Nursing ***Sign-on Bonus Available***, Executive , Vancouver, Washington

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