Nurse Director of Behavioral Access Services

An established healthcare system located in central New Jersey is currently searching for an experienced Nurse Director of Behavioral Access Services to join their accredited healthcare team.

This nonprofit healthcare system was founded over 100 years ago on the basis of providing specialized inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment in a compassionate and supportive environment. This facility provides a variety of expert treatments and therapies for adolescents and teens, adults, and older adults. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Access Services will join a healthcare system that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, and is a member of the New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies, the American Hospital Association, and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.

The Nurse Director of Behavioral Access Services will become an integral member of a psychiatric healthcare system that provides care for voluntary and involuntary patients. This system specializes in addiction treatments, adolescent services, detox programs, as well as inpatient and outpatient services. The inpatient and outpatient services include adolescent, adult and older adult units, dual diagnosis units, psychiatric acute care, patient observation, family support, and intensive outpatient programs.  The Nurse Director of Behavioral Access Services will be responsible for ensuring all patients are effectively triaged and evaluated for admission.

The Nurse Director of Behavioral Access Services will work under the supervision of the Vice President of Behavioral Health Services. The Nurse Director will have 24-hour accountability for the clinical and administrative functions of the access service line. The Nurse Director must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Master’s degree preferred. The Nurse Director must also have extensive understanding of behavioral and mental health nursing.

This facility is located in a beautiful region of central New Jersey that is considered one of the best places to live in the state. The area is known to provide quality lifestyles for young professionals and families alike.

This respectable healthcare facility is prepared to offer a competitive salary including a suitable benefit package including relocation assistance and sign-on eligibility.