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Director of Nursing- Detox in Orlando, FL at Aspire Health Partners

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Level II Background clearance
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Registration driver’s license record in accordance with the underwriting guidelines set by Aspire insurance company as described in the AHP Corporate Transportation Policy 3.9.1
  • Must be a Registered Nurse with current licensing in the State of Florida and Current CPR Certification
  • 5 years of experience in the management of a healthcare program or in a healthcare environment.


  • Valid Florida License

Job Requirements

As a Director at Aspire Health Partners, your job purpose is be responsible for the overall management of your assigned clinical or administrative program(s) to include day to day operations, budgeted revenue and expenditures, employee training compliance and HR management of staff members. These functions include – but not limited too – providing supervision, consultation and leadership to the Detox program. Assure compliance with rules and standards of the Company, Contractors, Regulatory Agencies such as AHCA, DCF, CARF, etc., contribute to the development of program evaluations, productivity standards, outcome indicators designed to promote and measure the effectiveness of services. In addition, work with the Leadership of Finance and Administrative Staff in the development of the department(s) budget and maintaining the revenue and operating expenses within budgeted guidelines and expectations; when applicable, able to create, present and follow business plans and hire, supervise and handle corrective action of staff members while consulting with the HR department. Mostly importantly, all functions must be completed while maintaining high standards of ethical and professional conduct while adhering to all company policies and procedures.

The specific responsibilities of the Director of Nursing – Substance Abuse position, includes oversight of the nursing staff and medical components of programming at all assigned programs. This is to include oversight of the hiring, development, and staffing of nurses. Responsible for nursing units for a 24 hour period. Has primary clinical and administrative responsibility for the delivery of quality patient care, staff development and interdepartmental relationships. Responsibility for all of the following:

  • Provides ongoing education to staff by introducing new information and in-service as needed. 


  • Participate in nursing evaluations.


  • Monitor unit on a routine basis in order to ensure compliance with the standards and established protocols of client care.


  • Participate in client treatment planning sessions; assist in monitoring development of treatment plans and of nursing interventions.


  • Ensures review of client charts for accuracy on a routine basis. 


  • Assist with the interviewing, hiring, and retention of nursing staff.


  • Identify appropriate credentials and work history to fulfill the job requirements. 


  • Ensure safe, quality, efficient, economical and individualized patient care within the established standards of practice. 


  • Works in conjunction with other members of management to coordinate client care in a therapeutic environment in order to provide psychiatric and medical care that is within the scope of the facility. 


  • Complies with all regulatory and accrediting requirements to ensure effective infection control and provides a clean and safe environment;


  • Participates in budget preparations and committee functions as assigned; is proficient in communication skills and interpersonal relationships. 


  • Plans and coordinates nursing unit Performance Improvement activities and reports results to Administration. Functions as the liaison between Administration and staff.  


  • Responsible for staff development, identification of risk management issues, policies, guidelines, safety and infection control issues and monitoring of staff attendance at mandatory meetings.