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Acadia Healthcare Manager-Nurse RN (RN Educator) in Chandler, Arizona


  • $12,000 Sign On Bonus- Competitive Pay- Shift Differentials for Nights and Weekends


  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary treatment teams, other departments and administration to ensure that all residents’ physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve customer complaints.

  • Anticipate and effectively manage changes in census and acuity and allocates nursing resources based on measurement of patient acuity/care needed.

  • Role models expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety.

  • Accountable for the standard of care at the facility, providing consultations and expertise in the delivery of care to patient.

  • Serve as a clinical and service resource to nursing staff and other staff as assigned.

  • Manage the activities of staff, coordinating safe and appropriate care between departments and disciplines.

  • Manage and evaluate work activities of nursing, technical, clerical, service or maintenance staff for the unit, work group and other facility staff as directed.

  • Analyze information/situation to choose the best solution(s) to solve problems.

  • Identify the educational needs of others and develop educational or training programs.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures for the facility.

  • Prepare reports to inform management of the status and implementation of programs, services and quality initiatives of the unit.

  • Perform administrative or managerial functions such as planning budgets and authorizing expenditures.

  • Provide staff management to include hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.

  • Provide direct care as needed.

  • Assess educational needs and develop/coordinate necessary education programs.

  • Coordinate orientation programs for new clinical staff.

  • Act a general resource for nursing staff.

  • Work with hospital leadership and staff to assess current educational needs and develops a plan to satisfy those needs.

  • Collaborate with medical practitioners and Director of Nursing to incorporate nursing processes into the plan of care for patients.

  • Provide educational leadership to patients and care providers to enhance specialized patient care within established clinical protocol.

  • Assist patient and caregivers with education needs, problem solution and health management across the continuum of care.

  • Implement and deliver educational curricula as required by regulatory agencies such as Joint Commission, CARF, CMS and State agencies.

  • Initiate clinical skills development programs for direct care staff.

  • Educate direct patient care staff in the use of equipment, supplies, and coordinates in-service training for appropriate staff.

  • Provide specialized nursing protocols for direct care staff.

  • Develop training and implementation as needed.


  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.




  • Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications


  • Reg Nurse



  • 1 year: One or more years’ leadership or management experience required.

  • 1 year: One or more years’ behavioral health experience required.

  • 3 years: Three or more years’ clinical experience combined with/or related to teaching experience required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)