Director of Nursing RN (Behavioral Health)

Requisition Number: 2019-2829

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Decatur, IL

Overview

Seeking an experienced Director of Nursing to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure that the department consistently provides high quality care with positive patient outcomes.

  • Ensuring efficient fiscal operation of the Department of Psychiatry 
  • Seeking and acting upon patient, family and staff feedback 
  • Promoting, developing and evaluating processes and systems for patient care 
  • Leading the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards of care 
  • Evaluating the outcomes of patient care to recommend and integrate appropriate changes
  • Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards
  • Leading and/or participating in Quality Improvement (QI) groups and other multidisciplinary meetings
  • Collaboration with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence

Requirements/Qualifications

  • MSN with psychiatric certification, a plus; or a BSN with a minimum of 5 years of psychiatric experience
  • Certification and/or Licensure in a clinical specialty area such as Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Ability to effectively implement services in a multidisciplinary setting and in multi-site facilities 
  • Understanding of and ability to operate under contract management
  • Bilingual ability in English and Spanish a plus
  • Strong training skills, a plus