The Society of Psychiatric 
Advanced Practice Nurses

Job Op: Philadelphia

  • 03/17/2016 12:22 PM
    Message # 3887457
    Suzanne Drake (Administrator)

    The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia, PA has an immediate opening for a
     Full Time AVP & Director of Nursing

    Transform your nursing management career with this exciting position that is both personally and professionally fulfilling while working alongside a skilled Nursing, Nursing Support, and Clinical Staff.

    The Renfrew Center has been a pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation’s first residential eating disorder facility, now with 16 locations throughout the country,  Renfrew has helped more than 65,000 women with eating disorders and other behavioral and mental health issues.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Recruit, select, train, orient, and supervise the Nursing and Nursing Support Staff. 
    • Review, monitor adherence to, and modify policies as needed to conform to Pennsylvania DPW Regulations
    • Prepare for and participate in Joint Commission accreditation activities.
    • Manage departmental and operational budget.
    • Act as liaison between pharmaceutical laboratory and other medical services and products vendors for the facility.
    • Act as liaison and collaborator between Nursing and other Renfrew clinical department.
    • Become an ambassador for Renfrew to the public and outside professionals
    • Oversee Infection Control, Medication Management and nursing practice
    • Assist in strategic planning for the organization when requested
    • Work closely within the Renfrew Continuum to assist in the medical-nursing evaluation of patients at the NR sites.
    • Work closely with Environment of Care Personnel to ensure a safe and secure environment for its patients and staff

    Education, Competencies and Credentials:

    • RN and BSN or BS/BA required; MSN or MS preferred.
    • Minimum 5 years’ nursing experience in an inpatient setting.
    • Minimum 3 years in a nursing management position
    • Behavioral Health background preferred.
    • Valid RN licensure for the state of Pennsylvania.

    Hours:  40 hours per week. 

    Health and Welfare Snapshot: 
    • Medical/RX and Vision
    • Dental
    • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • 401K Plan with Employer Match
    • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
    • Employer Paid Long-Term Disability
    • Group Life and AD&D

    The Renfrew Center provides women with the tools they need to succeed — in recovery and in life. Offering a warm, nurturing environment, Renfrew emphasizes a respect for the unique psychology of women, the importance of a collaborative, therapeutic relationship and the belief that every woman needs to actively participate in her own growth and recovery.

    The Renfrew Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Smoke-free workplace



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