Common Ground
  • 04-Apr-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Crisis Residential Unit
  • Pontiac, MI, USA
  • 1.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

16% fringe to purchase cafeteria style benefits - medical, dental, Life, LTD, STD, 403(b) and generous paid time off

Common Ground is one of the top-ten crisis intervention organizations in the country. For over 50 years we have been helping people move from crisis to hope. At Common Ground, we help individuals and families who are experiencing crises of any kind, from suicide to substance abuse, human trafficking, mental illness and more.


Director of Nursing in Crisis Residential Unit

About You

The ideal Director of CRU (Crisis Residential Unit) at Common Ground is a self-driven, dedicated leader and Registered Nurse (RN) who challenges the stigma of mental health and re-humanizes those affected to truly make a difference. If you are inspired by utilizing your medical training in service of those in need of both medical and emotional support, we invite you to join our team of compassionate, supportive, and caring leaders.

Position Snapshot

The Director of CRU reports to the Chief Nursing Officer. This position operates in a 24-hour crisis center environment. The ideal Director will manage all operations of the program including budget, procedures, and communications to staff from the management team meetings. This person will create a culture of helpfulness and innovation, while reinforcing a team culture that is positive, accountable, and responsive to the needs of people and the community.

What Makes us Different

  • Non-Profit mission-driven, person-focused environment
  • Growing company with community presence and state-level involvement
  • Opportunity for professional growth
  • Smaller units/Manageable workloads
  • Supportive leadership team (Nurses supporting Nurses)
  • An organization culture of mental health support for all

What's in it for You

  • Leadership growth
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Employer sponsored benefit & wellness plans (including 16% fringe pay, Calm App, etc)
  • Competitive pay

Day in the Life

  • Coordinate services with Community Mental Health provider networks
  • Be a key leader within Common Ground and the community
  • Focus on continual refinement of operational processes within the program
  • Foster a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all persons served and an environment of continuous improvement
  • Champion your team to success by keeping them engaged and informed
  • Participate in management committees and prepare various reports
  • Participate in speaking engagements to raise community awareness of services
  • Maintain expenditures within the current operating budget

What You Need to Apply

  • Master's Degree in a Human Services field preferred; Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Licensed in the state of Michigan as an RN
  • Previous supervisory and administrative positions with the ability to demonstrate leadership skills
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience in an inpatient psychiatric or crisis residential setting

The agency may in its sole discretion fill this position on a full-time, part-time, or contingent basis with the individual best fit to perform the essential functions of the job. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the title. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Employees in this title are subject to a background check.​

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.​

Common Ground is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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