Careers at Greenleaf Behavioral Health Hospital

At Greenleaf Behavioral Health Hospital, we are always looking for talented and caring professionals to join our team! Greenleaf  offers competitive compensation, benefits and regular opportunities for development and advancement.

Are you looking for an organization that is growing rapidly, with competitive pay, and benefits? If so, we are looking for some dynamic professionals in the following immediate open positions:

Director of Nursing:

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: The Director of Nursing is responsible for upholding the standards of nursing care as established by the Georgia Nurse Practice Act, Psychiatric Standards of Nursing (APNA), policy and procedures, and all other external governing and credentialing bodies. The Director of Nursing directs the staff and operation of the Nursing Department at all facility locations; coordinates, plans and manages nursing activities; formulates nursing program goals and objectives; manages nursing positions; evaluates staff; assists in the management of the nursing budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the department who might impact on program activities; participates in recruitment and retention programs; determines the quality of nursing care; participates in performance improvement programs; collaborates with clinical instructors for educational programs; represents the Nursing Department in professional and/or community organizations; demonstrates age specific and cultural sensitivity.

DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited Nursing program, Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with at least five (5) years of management experience and at least five (5) years of psychiatric and medical-surgical nursing experience. Possession of a Registered Nurse license in the State of Georgia. Masters in Nursing preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be flexible with work schedule to include evening, nights, weekends, and holidays. Involves discretion and independent action within prescribed limits. This position requires a sound knowledge of nursing practice and leadership abilities. Should demonstrate the ability to solve practical problems and utilize appropriate steps for problem resolution, ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form, and ability to exercise sound judgment. Must be competent in the areas of interpersonal communications, excellent verbal and written skills, knowledge of Joint Commission and CMS standards and survey preparation. Knowledge of safety standards, spread of organisms, and the adult learning process. CPR certified, CPI certified, and competent in the provision of nursing care.

Apply now for Director of Nursing position.

Outpatient Substance Abuse Therapists:

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: The Clinician provides assessment, interventions, treatment planning, and discharge planning, as well as providing group therapy to further patient/family/group progress in treatment according to JCAHO, Federal and State Regulations, Acadia Greenleaf’s Mission, CPR and CPI standards and under the frequent supervision of the Clinical Coordinator.

DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICTIONS: 1 year post-graduate experience within the chemical dependency field. Must have completed at least two semesters of internship–one of which must have been with a specific substance abuse population: Adults (Any population which is assigned will be based on a mentorship training system if no experience has been had with that population.)

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree, at a minimum for a social worker, counselor

SPECIAL SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age–related disability–related needs of the patients served on assignment. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served. Must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s needs and provide the appropriate care, including age related care/disability/cultural sensitivity related care to adolescent, chronically mentally ill, adult, geriatric, chemically dependent/substance abuse, and dually diagnosed patient populations. Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of mental illness and chemical dependency and the family dynamics which accompany them. Must have basic knowledge of substance abuse illness. Must have in-depth knowledge of clinical therapy modalities. Must have excellent communication and group/process skills as related to age specific patient needs.

Must be able to demonstrate assessment, intervention, treatment and d/c planning skills.

Must be versatile, flexible, and able to perform in stressful situations. Must have good time and organizational skills. Must be capable of coordinating multi-faceted workload. Must be able to work with an array of mental/physical disabled persons.

Apply now for Outpatient Substance Abuse Therapist.