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Job Details

Post Date 7/7/2017
Title Director of Nursing
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours

40 hours; Monday – Friday; 3 days 9AM-6PM, 2 evenings 11AM-8PM with a one hour unpaid lunch break; two Saturdays per month, 9AM-1PM; on-call responsibilities;

Location (County) Mercer
City Trenton
State NJ
Requisition Number 17-0688

The State of New Jersey selected Oaks as one of just 7 providers to participate in a two-year Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration program. SAMHSA chose New Jersey as one of 8 states to take part in this groundbreaking national initiative. The CCBHC features a new approach to care designed to improve overall health by treating the whole person through community based mental health and addiction treatment. Join our CCBHC team in Mercer County today!


  • Providing administrative oversight of the facility's nursing services, and where appropriate, directly supervising the facility's nursing staff;
  • Assisting the administrator of the facility in the development and maintenance of written objectives, policies and procedures, an organizational plan, and a quality assurance program for nursing services, and reviewing all nursing policies and procedures at least annually;
  • In conjunction with the administrator and the governing authority of the program, planning and budgeting for nursing services;
  • Ensuring the coordination and integration of nursing services with other client care services to ensure continuity of care for each client;
  • Ensuring that the program complies with required nursing staffing patterns;
  • Assisting in the development of written job descriptions for the nursing staff, and assigning duties of the nursing staff;
  • Participating in staff orientation and staff education activities, when applicable;
  • Participating in team conferences with the multidisciplinary team, and the client care committee (if the facility chooses to establish a client care committee);
  • Works with CCBHC Program Directors in addressing concerns related to the program;
  • Participates in meetings and agency sponsored trainings related to the CCBHC;
  • Approving the content and location of emergency kits or carts, medications including controlled substances, equipment and supplies, the expiration dates of medically related time-sensitive items, the frequency with which these items are reviewed for appropriateness and completeness, and assigning qualified staff to perform these reviews;


  • Competitive salary;
  • Medical and dental insurance;
  • Vision plan;
  • Retirement plan;
  • Flexible spending plan;
  • EXCELLENT time benefits;
  • Opportunity for personal and career growth;
  • Team oriented environment – we practice the FISH! Philosophy


  • Registered Nurse (RN) currently licensed in NJ;
  • One year of experience in a licensed substance use disorder treatment facility;
  • Three to five years of nursing supervisory or nursing administration experience;


All positions require a valid driver’s license in good standing, pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check. Oaks Integrated Care considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

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