YesCare Corp Mental Health Assistant Director of Nursing in Bessemer, Alabama
Experience & Requirements
Associate degree or RN Diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
Two (2) years of experience in healthcare / nursing administration.
Active RN license in state where position is located with unrestricted/non probationary status. Specialty certification desired (i.e., CCHP, ACHE, etc.)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Experience using Excel, Word, and Outlook
Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgment, communication, good customer service skills.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed.
Must always follow YesCare and departmental policies and procedures.
Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement.
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.
YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as an MH Assistant Director of Nursing with YesCare:
Functions as the senior clinical nurse for their respective area of responsibility.
Supervises the delivery of nursing services provided to the inmates within their areas of responsibility daily.
Assists / Develops monthly staffing schedule one month in advance to their HSA and the DON, works with the Charge Nurses to adjust their daily personnel needs, provides any personnel changes to include call outs, scheduling trades, etc., to the HSA and the DON.
Visits each area of clinical responsibility at least once a week to observe the performance of the staff and to discuss ongoing programs and problems.
Ensures that each area of clinical responsibility provides the state required data to Infection Control in a timely manner.
Plays an active role in continuous quality improvement activities or projects.
Assists with monitoring and tracking of patient grievances in a timely and complete manner and assists the Charge Nurses with answering inmate grievances in a similar manner.
Puts into operation and enforces current policies and procedures, makes recommendations to the DON for any updates or changes needed in the policies and procedures.
Ensures new staff is scheduled for proper orientation prior to routine staffing assignments.
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Other duties as assigned by management.
YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
About YesCare Health
Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.
By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.
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Job Locations US-AL-Bessemer
Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Variable
Location ID 94006