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Nurse Director of Behavioral Health

Arlington, VA 22216

Job ID: KAM260162 Job Type: Nurse Leadership Opportunities

Full-time Director of Behavioral Health needed in Northern Virginia!
(Reference Code: KAM)

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.

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Katherine Marano
Healthcare Recruiter

Katherine recruits and places healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions across the country. She works closely with laboratory professionals, and would love to address your hiring needs and help fulfill your career goals!

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