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Assistant Director of Nursing in the Mental Health unit

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Bessemer
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for an Assistant Director of Nursing in the Mental Health Unit to join our team of healthcare professionals at  William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, AL. 



The Mental Health Assistant Director of Nursing (MH ADON) works with the Director of Nursing in structuring comprehensive planning and implementing the Nursing Services program that guides the delivery of a quality health care program. Also responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Also directs and guides patient teaching activities and ancillary personnel, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.


We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

LICENSING: Current Alabama Registered Nursing License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited nursing school; BSN, preferred


  • Minimum one to two (1-2) years of experience in a supervisory nursing role, preferred
  • Minimum of one (1) year of administrative and/or correctional nursing experience preferred




Keywords: Wexford Health, Birmingham , Assistant Director of Nursing in the Mental Health unit, Other , Bessemer, Alabama

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