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Director of Nursing PHF (Psychiatric Health Facility)

Crestwood Center Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California, United States
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January 04, 2017

Crestwood Behavioral Health Inc. is proud to be California’s leading provider of mental health services, assisting thousands of clients from across the state. Our focus is on creating strong relationships with counties in which we both have a financial commitment, providing the services which are tailored to meet our clients’ specific needs, and reinforcing a common set of values that guide our practices and policies.

Crestwood Bakersfield Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is a 16-bed program serving clients who are in acute psychiatric crisis. The Bakersfield PHF provides a spacious environment with a living room, welcoming room, a serenity room, group room and a dining room. This program is dedicated to restoring a sense of hope, self-empowerment and recovery in each of our clients. We provide 24-hour RN supervision with a full clinical team including a full-time LCSW. The services include medication management, WRAP, DBT Skill Development, welcoming rituals, behavioral interventions, psycho-therapy, psychosocial education and a thorough transition plan to enable a successful return to the community.

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Director of Nursing Services to join our team. If you are looking to work with people who are dedicated and are successful in delivering quality healthcare services, then you’ll value being a part of our team. We take pride in both our staff and our clients. Our healthcare approach combines experience, teamwork and respect, resulting in solution-based outcomes in a compassionate, caring environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

•BSN/MSN Degree preferred.

•Current RN license

•Excellent communication, leadership and mentoring skills

•Ability to implement programs, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound business operation.

•Ability to follow all applicable policies and procedures, current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern skilled nursing services.


The Director of Nursing is responsible for the effective overall management of the Nursing Department and coordination with other disciplines to provide quality care to all residents. Under the supervision of the administrator, the Director of Nursing directs and coordinates all aspects of nursing, including, but not limited to, infection control, pharmacy, laboratory, quality assurance, medical records, and staff education. The director is also responsible for the maintenance of quality improvement activities in compliance with current licensing and accrediting policies and regulations.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full time benefits include paid sick, vacation and holidays, 401K, dental, vision and paid health care.

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