Nurse Director of Behavioral Health

An established Behavioral Healthcare System located in central New Jersey is currently searching for an experienced Nurse Director of Behavioral Health 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 Health 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 Health will work within an acute inpatient psychiatric unit that provides care for voluntary and involuntary patients. This unit specializes in bio-psycho-social treatment and stabilization of patients with acute psychiatric conditions. The service line provides a variety of treatments and therapies including creative arts, art therapy, music therapy, dual diagnosis, spirituality, medication education, grief and loss, as well as stress and anger management.  The Nurse Director will work to ensure a safe, calm, and supportive environment that is conducive the individual patient growth.

The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will work under the supervision of the Vice President of Behavioral Health Services. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health is clinically and administratively responsible for the patient care delivered within the Acute Inpatient Unit. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health is expected to ensure the department adheres with all state, federal, and Joint Commission standards and policies. This position requires an active New Jersey Nursing license and prior leadership experience within a psychiatric setting.

This facility is located in a beautiful region of central New Jersey that is considered one of the best places to live in the entire 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.