Director of Behavioral Health

Location: Aventura, Florida
Date Posted: 31-07-2018
 
Job Duties
Manage daily operations of BHS to achieve quality improvement, fiscal/productivity goals and patient satisfaction
Collaborate w/Administrative Director, Hospital leadership and staff to work towards becoming a premier Psychiatric Center of Excellence facility
Develop procedures for evaluating the effectiveness of the programs’ treatment process to assure the programs’ goals and objectives and patient needs are being met
Supervise 80 employees
Ensure compliance with all applicable quality standards as well as federal, state and local licensure requirements, codes and regulations
Communicate programs/services to the general public, staff members, other professionals, and families of patients
Oversee the assessment of patients for admission into programs ensuring these services and admission processes operate with a high level of efficiency on a 24/7 basis
Integrate Department’s services with the Hospital’s primary function, and facilitate collaborative and positive working relations between staff/physicians and all other non-psychiatric services 
Qualifications
Education:
Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida
Bachelor's required
MSN preferred in Mental Health Nursing, Psych Nursing or equivalent
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current BLS
CPI within 3 months of hire
Experience/ Skills:
Greater than 5 years clinical experience with acute inpatient Behavioral Health Services
Minimum 3 years Director level experience in acute BHS inpatient environment
MUST have short term acute hospital experience (recent/current) in behavioral health or at a freestanding psychiatric hospital
 
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