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Nurse Director of Behavioral Health

Company:
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

Description:

Full-time Director of Behavioral Health needed in Northern Virginia!

Position: Nurse Director of Behavioral Health: Adult

Shift: Full-time Days/ No Weekends

Join a mental health care facility offering hope, help, encouragement, support and a full range of treatment options with a distinctive focus on crisis intervention and stabilization through inpatient and partial hospitalization programs, as well as strong outpatient referral network.

Job Summary:

- The Director of Adult Services oversees the Adult Inpatient Program. The Director is responsible for staffing, supervision, risk management, quality improvement, and related activities.

- The Director is responsible for milieu management, shift coordination, interdepartmental communication and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

- Participates in formulating organization policy, develops and/or reviews procedures essential to the achievement of objectives and the ability to make recommendations to Senior Management.

- Serves as a role model, organizes respective department services to meet the goals and objectives of the hospital mission.

- Responsible for the planning, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of the department staff and fiscal policies of the department.

- Promote and continually educate employees on concept of excellent service for all customers of the hospital, to include patients, visitors, physicians and employees.

- Accountable for creating a system which fosters participation and collaboration in planning, implementing and evaluating standards to insure safe, efficient and therapeutically effective health care.

Specific Job Functions:

* Ability to use planning, research, foresight and facility goals and needs to analyze and make decisions without delay while involving appropriate parties.

* Develops, directs and insures the implementation of department services that promote optimum health care delivery and customer service.

* Promote and continually educate employees on concept of excellent service for all customers of the hospital, to include patients, visitors, physicians and employees.

* Accountable for creating a system which fosters participation and collaboration in planning, implementing and evaluating standards to insure safe, efficient and therapeutically effective health care.

Qualification Requirements:

Education: BSN required, if nursing. Masters of Science in Nursing field highly desired.

Licensure: Current Licensure as RN in Commonwealth of Virginia or Compact State

Certifications: BLS for healthcare providers required. CPI non-violent crisis intervention certification required as a part of orientation.

Experience: Minimal three to five years of management experience in a hospital with focus on psychiatric services.

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!

For more information, please submit your resume for review.