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Assistant Director of Nursing – FT, AM

Telecare

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La Casa Mental Health Rehab Center provides assistance to adults with serious mental illness. La Casa offers evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for individuals who would otherwise be in a state hospital or acute care facility. POSITION OBJECTIVE The ADON serves as the administrative representative in the absence of the DON and Administrative staff. The individual will supervise the overall direct nursing care provided by the Nursing department, including coordinating, evaluating and monitoring all aspects of client care. In addition, the ADON will be responsible for maintaining an environment that fosters the RCCS philosophy (proposed by Telecare) while assisting staff to understand and implement the appropriate policies and procedures in the daily management of client care. This position serves as part of the Clinical Management Team. QUALIFICATIONS -Two years of psychiatric direct care nursing experience and two years of experience in a supervisory role in a skilled nursing facility or an acute hospital are required -Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current license as a Registered Nurse by the State of California is also required, with a B.A./B.S. degree preferred -Advanced knowledge of psychiatric illness and its treatment, psychiatric rehabilitation principles and regulatory requirements regarding the delivery of health care to mentally disabled persons are essential -Experience managing infection control programs are required -Superior skills in leadership and supervision -New hires will be fingerprinted and receive clearance from Criminal Justice DepartmentTelecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability Job Location Long Beach, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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