Nurse Director of Behavioral Health

A fantastic career opportunity for a Nurse Director of Behavioral Health has recently become available at a prestigious medical center in Southern New Jersey. Join this outstanding Non-Profit Health system, and lead a high performing team in a busy behavioral health detox unit.

This highly reputable hospital has been a pillar of the community for more than a century. The medical center offers a wide range of services including but not limited to critical care, emergency, surgical, rehabilitation, behavioral health, and wound care. This acute care facility has recently undergone new projects to improve the facility including a new detox unit and a fully digital imaging suite. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will be joining a highly skilled detox team in a new Behavioral Health Unit.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will demonstrate expertise in coordinating, directing, and managing all aspects of the behavioral health and detox treatment program. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will be supported by a Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, and Educator, and Mental Health Therapists. The staff members of the unit will work together to provide the best quality of patient care. 

This medical center has a brand new 30 bed Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit. The Psychiatric Unit contains spacious patient rooms, wellness areas, and on site counseling suites. The Unit promotes interactions between patient and staff to support therapeutic goals.

The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will participate in the planning and providing of staff development and in-service training programs for unit staff. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will be responsible for supervising over unit staff education, evaluating staff performance, hiring staff, and financially managing the detox behavioral health program. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will also perform clinical operations as needed within the unit consisting of consulting with patients and their families and making rounds regularly to ensure patient needs are being met.

The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will be living in beautiful Southwestern New Jersey. The new Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will be centrally located to big cities including Baltimore and Philadelphia. On the weekend, the Nurse Director of Behavioral Health can explore one of the many beaches, museums, or visit one of the nearby cities. 

The community driven medical center is ready to offer a qualified Nurse Director of Behavioral Health a highly competitive compensation package consisting of a generous salary and full suite of benefits.