Director of Nursing - Psych SNF Unit - Seattle, WA

Employer: Aim Healthcare Recruiting
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Seattle, WA

Job Description:

Director of Nursing (DON / DNS) to organize and oversee all nursing operations of a transitional care unit focused on serving the special population of Mental Health and Addiction. You will create a collaborative and efficient workplace with attention to quality standards and policies. Looking for someone with passion and desire to care for a special population, during a transitional stay on their way to their long term placement. ATTENTION: Retention Bonus + Highly competitive salary!!!

Job Duties:

General Summary

DON/DNS is directly accountable to the Administrator for the day-to-day operations, activities, and success of the resident care staff, as governed by the Center policies, and state and federal regulations. Validates that the Nursing Department continues to develop and maintain high standards for excellence by being knowledgeable of industry changes and trends, and by implementing up-to-date nursing practices. Develops and maintains a nursing service philosophy, objectives, standards of practice, policy, and process manuals. Manages, supervises, and develops plans of action for assigned units, providing consistent monitoring and follow-through. Establishes systems for care planning, including assessments, plan of treatment, objectives and goals, evaluations, and discharge planning. Maintains accurate and timely documentation. Coordinates care needs with other departments. Schedules nursing staff, adhering to budget and staffing guidelines.

Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, disciplining, coaching, and conducting performance appraisals on assigned units. Demonstrates an understanding and knowledge of certification laws and requirements, survey requirements, and Medicare program. Supervises the rehabilitation programs of residents. Validates that reporting departments consistently meet state and federal requirements for long-term care facilities for licensure. Validates the existence of a quality assurance program for nursing services and coordinates interdisciplinary quality assurance program. Demonstrates dedication to staff and residents by knowing each resident and their individual needs, providing opportunities for recognizing a job well done by employees and implementing support programs. Represents Center to residents, physicians, family members and community. Assists with planning orientation for new nurses, and assists with evaluation of staff development programs. Directs the functions and activities of the Administrator in his/her absence. Other duties as assigned appropriate to the position.



Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN degree preferred.Current licensure in the state of employment.Minimum two years' experience as a nursing services supervisor in a long-term care center desirable.


Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision PlanPaid Sick Leave, Vacation, & Holidays401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance, Wellness Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Hardship Fund, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long-Term Service Recognition, Training & Educational Assistance, Professional Liability InsuranceIf you would like to be part of a great team, send us your resume ASAP!

How to Apply:

Send us your resume to [email protected]

Contact Information: 

Name: Victoria Brahma
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 818-962-8808