Interim Director of Nursing (Adult / Gero Psychiatric)

Requisition Number: 2021-3499

Type of Position: Interim

Location: Methuen, MA


Diamond Healthcare is seeking an experienced nurse with a background in psychiatry for the position of Interim Director of Nursing in the Adult/Gero Psychiatric unit.  This position will provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and ensures that the department consistently provides high quality care with positive patient outcomes.  

This interim position is hospital-based outside Boston and offers a generous benefits package - insurance (health-life-disability-dental-vision), 401k and a competitive salary.  All living expenses and travel are covered.  

Responsibilities will include:

  • 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


Qualifications Needed:

  • BSN with psychiatric experience in adult and gero-psychiatry
  • 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