Director of Chemical Stabilization - RRAL in Gadsden, AL at Riverview Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/4/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    600 South 3rd Street
    Gadsden, AL
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Overview Riverview Regional Medical Center is a 280-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of primary and specialized care. Recognized for its advanced technology, innovative treatments, collaboration with Alabama’s leading health care professionals and a highly compassionate patient care team; Riverview Regional offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities. Our consistently high patient satisfaction scores, accreditation and commendations by the nation’s most prestigious healthcare accrediting agencies illustrate our commitment to quality healthcare with a human touch.

Responsibilities The Director of the Chemical Stabilization Unit assumes 24-hour administrative responsibility for the management of all Detoxification Program functions. Supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care. Develops and implements programmatic plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations. Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the Chemical Stabilization program(s) and effectively utilizes employee resources, time responsibilities for the unit and is directly accountable to the CNO/Administrator/CEO. Communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally. Develops and administers comprehensive Detoxification Programing that responds to the patient demographic needs and support the organization's overall mission, philosophy, and goals. Integrates the care of chemical stabilization patients into the continuum of care, as appropriate to the facility needs; provides leadership, direction and clinical supervision in accordance with the organizational and departmental goals and objectives.



1. Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Counseling, Substance Abuse, Criminal Justice or related field. (Licensed/Certified Professionals Preferred).

2. Basic understanding of Chemical Dependency.

3. Minimum of three (3) years of social service and/or clinical service work.

4. Marketing or Public Relations experience.

5. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

6. Must have knowledge of the continuum of care for acute detoxification treatment.

7. Must have excellent verbal, written, and management skills.


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