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RN / Nurse Manager / Florida / Permanent / Nursing Director of Behavioral Health Job

Company: HCA.
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.
Nursing Director of Behavioral Health POSITION SUMMARY:The Nursing Director is responsible for the 24 hour, seven day a week functions of nursing within the Behavioral Health service line (to include ED and Unit Intake processes). Administers plans and evaluates the activities of the department(s) to ensure quality patient care. Develops goals, policies and procedures, prepares and submits operating and capital budgets, participates in multidisciplinary QI teams, consults with staff, physicians and other departments as needed. Manages staffing patterns with the assistance of Nurse Managers, Charge Nurses and the House Supervisors on a shift-to-shift basis. Follows policies and procedures of Capital Regional Medical Center. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to FWBMC standards of behavior. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Program Director. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Directs development of specific short and long-range programs and project plans to obtain the facility objectives.
  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of Behavioral Health Department activities, the operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as major impact on all other hospital areas.
  • Effectively interviews and selects a qualified number of personnel as required to meet department objectives. Ensures hiring practices conform to appropriate Affirmative Action/EEO practices and regulations.
  • Provides direction to the staff and supervisors of the Behavioral Health Department. Reviews performance of the department staff and approves staff evaluations. Responsible for appropriate disciplinary action of staff members as needed.
  • Oversees the prioritization of projects and directs resources to ensure the attainment of facility goals.
  • Responsible for ensuring the department meets and adheres to all applicable federal, state, JCAHO, and local regulatory agency requirements and for ensuring the department and facilities success in any regulatory survey.
  • Participates on various committees and other task forces as may be established by management to plan, organize and drive the facility.
  • Directs and/or participates in regular discussions and reviews on a variety of diverse/complex issues including financial and administrative matters, which have hospital-wide impact.
  • Responsible for making decisions required to maintain acceptable operations based on strategic goals and policies. Displays ingenuity and foresight in determining the most appropriate solution in the absence of established guidelines.
  • Confers with other department directors when necessary to resolve procedural difficulties, clarifying department responsibilities, objectives and resolving identified problems.
  • Directs, reviews and analyzes progress and performance of contract services personnel. Makes recommendation on contract initiation, renewals and termination.
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned by the Administrative Management Team. Meets all objectives as set forth in individual evaluation and displays a good work attitude towards job responsibilities.
  • Adheres to hospital/departmental attendance policy, work hours and maintenance of personal appearance as stated in facility policy.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without comprising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
    • 4 year Bachelors Degree required
    • Masters Degree preferred
    • Masters Degree in Psychiatric or Mental Health Nursing or closely related field is preferred LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
      • Florida RN license and/or approved multistate RN license required
      • BLS-American Heart Association BLS Provider issued card required EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
        • 3-5 years of Nursing Experience required and 1-2 years of progressive management experience in acute care or psychiatric facility. Your benefits include: 401k Paid Time OffMedical, dental, flex spending, life, disability benefits

Keywords: HCA., Tallahassee , RN / Nurse Manager / Florida / Permanent / Nursing Director of Behavioral Health Job, Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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