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Director of Nursing (DON)

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The DON is responsible for the leadership and management for the nursing department and assists the Medical Director with assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of Client care. They assist in providing for the development and evaluation of nursing unit personnel, and maintains the optional medical aspects of the Client care unit. They're also accountable for meeting required nursing standards. Additionally, they are required to develop and maintain positive employee communication as well as, retain, supervise, and train team members.

Other Information/Requirements: 


Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, required; Master of Science in Nursing, preferred.
A minimum of two to five years’ nursing experience, preferably in a behavioral or mental health setting; required.
Registered Nurse in the state of TX; required.


Knowledge of principles and practices of the discipline.
Adheres to: Healthcare Code of Ethics
Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards
Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding:
Client Confidentiality
Drug-Free Workplace
Corporate Integrity & Compliance
Demonstrate Competencies in assessing:
Mental Health
Trauma – Abuse – Neglect – Exploitation
Suicide – Homicide

Banyan Treatment Centers is a leading National addiction and mental health care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). Since our formation, we have grown to be an authority and innovator in the areas of addiction care and mental health treatment serving our communities in 15 locations throughout the United States.

Banyan Treatment Centers offers an environment for growth, not only for our clients, but for our professionals, too. We provide:

A fast-paced, collaborative work environment that encourages feedback and creative input
CPR Training
Internal promotional opportunities
Yearly merit increases
Employee Assistance Program
Additional benefits for Full-time employees:
Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
Supplemental Insurance plans through Aflac (short-term disability, etc.) and New York Life, Disability Insurance
6 Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial, Independence, Labor, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Contact Information
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Banyan Treatment Centers, Heartland
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