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Nursing Director - Behavioral Health

K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
December 11, 2018


Full time Clinical Manager for Behavioral Health

Nursing Director of Behavioral Health, responsible for the day to day nursing management of the behavioral health units and nursing functions in the outpatient programs. He or she is also responsible for the supervision of assigned personnel. The position requires intimate knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures relevant to the delivery of nursing care. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative associations along with management and supervisory skills are inherent in the position. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory or visual fashion is essential. Written, computer, telephone skills and manual dexterity are required. Specific responsibilities include nursing quality improvement, policies and procedures, productivity, staffing and scheduling, program development and special projects. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating and supervising all phases of nursing care provided on the behavioral health programs. Determines staffing requirements and material resources necessary to provide care to the patients on the program. Provides and ensures education and supervision, assesses and evaluates the competence and performance of the nursing personnel. Participates in recruitment and community education process.


* Current Florida RN license. Current American Heart Association BLS.

* Master’s Degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing or its equivalent from an accredited school of nursing is strongly preferred.

* Prefer five years of psychiatric nursing experience as a registered nurse in the specialty area of psychiatry, one of which was in a supervisory capacity.

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!

For more information, please submit your resume for review.