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 Western Massachusetts, Join this outstanding health system, and lead a high performing team in the behavioral health unit.

This long standing community hospital has been providing top quality healthcare to the community for many years. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will work within a health system that has earned a national accreditation by DNV-GL Healthcare for exceeding patient safety standards. This acute care facility is also considered a comprehensive center for metabolic and bariatric surgery. The hospital offers a wide range of services including but not limited to Emergency Services, Family Medicine, Cardiology Services, Pediatric Care, Birthing Services, and Surgical Services.

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 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.

The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will oversee a 20 bed inpatient psychiatric unit for adults struggling with acute mental health problems, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will also work with the Emergency Department to assist with the psych pod located in the Emergency Room. 

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 mental health unit. 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 hospital is located in the beautiful region of western Massachusetts, located on the Connecticut River. The area offers a wide range of outside activities such as fishing, ziplining, hiking, and skiing. The Nurse Director of Behavioral Health will be able to enjoy a variety of bars, restaurants, and parks in the area.

This reputable facility 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. Apply today to this highly desirable opportunity!