Director of Nursing (DON)-Eating Disorder Treatment Program – Bright Road Recovery – Claremont, CA

This is a full-time, in-person position in our eating disorder treatment program.

Requires full COVID-19 vaccination (including boosters).

Bright Road Recovery is an innovative eating disorder treatment program with an outstanding treatment team. We are seeking a dynamic individual to join us as our Director of Nursing (DON). Our highly trained and skilled nurses work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide excellent medical care and support to our patients. Bright Road Recovery is a young, vibrant and growing company is looking for professionals who share our vision, passion and energy for helping patients recover from eating disorders. If you are interested in working in a program where your ideas are valued, your contribution to program development is welcome and you are interested in making a lasting difference in the recovery of our patients, Bright Road Recovery may be a perfect fit.


In addition to providing regular nursing services, the Director of Nursing provides supervision over other nurses and has administrative duties related to the overall functioning of the nursing department within the eating disorder program. He/she consults with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions are achieved and ensures the interventions are carried out, sharing appropriate information with the program care team. The Director of Nursing meets with patients personally and ensures a daily assessment is made and recorded and ensures all medications and medical needs for the patient are appropriately completed and documented.


  • Sets and oversees all policy and procedure for nursing department in coordination with Medical Director and Clinical Director/CEO
  • Coordinates, develops and oversees policy and procedure regarding program pharmacist, pharmacy and prescription needs for patients
  • Coordinates, develops and oversees policy and procedure for licensure, certifications and accreditation compliance
  • Oversee admissions and discharges processes:
  • coordinates with admissions team and program physicians to obtain clearance to admit patients
  • performs/oversees admission assessments and nursing care plans
  • Ensures patients receive daily nursing contact and adequate nursing attention throughout the day and week while in program
  • Available for in-person consultation within 30 minutes if no RN is on duty
  • Provide appropriate staffing via hiring, training, scheduling and managing nursing staff
  • Facilitate therapeutic groups as needed
  • Providing clear and complete client documentation
  • Implementing Physician Orders
  • Responsible for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reporting information to the Program Director and Facility
  • Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and having strong knowledge of professional ethics
  • Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude
  • Attends treatment team meetings
  • Meets with contracting pharmacist to facilitate inspections and reports
  • Oversees infection control and housekeeping requirements for facility
  • Provides trainings for program staff and develops medical education activities and groups for patients
  • Demonstrate strong computer skills to effectively and efficiently operate EHR program for patient charts and utilize Google and/or Microsoft platform applications for communications within the organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned by CEO

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Our staff are vaccinated/boostered for COVID-19. We follow CDPH guidelines for COVID-19 infection control.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Claremont, CA 91711: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Supervising experience: 1 year (Preferred)


  • RN (Required)

Work Location: One location

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