Program Director, RN

Requisition Number: 2019-2861

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Alexandria, LA


Note:  This position is located in Alexandria Louisiana.

The Program Director/RN of Behavioral Health position is an exciting opportunity to work with the community and work collaboratively with Diamond Healthcare and hospital leadership.

This position reports directly to hospital administration and is a highly visible position with strategic responsibility.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of nursing staff
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Referral development
  • Enforcing compliance measures
  • Establishing resources to achieve program goals and effectiveness
  • Personnel management
  • Program analysis and evaluation



The ideal candidate will be a compliance driven leader with a strong focus on safety, quality, and integrity.

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, or a related field, i.e.: MHA, MBA
  • Active, In-State RN Louisiana licensure in good standing
  • 5+ years of hospital based psychiatric management experience
  • Working knowledge of State, CMS, and TJC accreditation standards
  • Understanding of / ability to operate under a contract management arrangement
  • Marketing experience preferred

Hospital/Program Description


CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini is located in Alexandria, LA.  Our core values are Dignity - Integrity - Excellence - Compassion - Stewardship. St. Frances Cabrini's Behavioral Health Unit is an 18 bed unit serving patients between the ages of 18 and 62.  We treat all mental illnesses including co-occurring substance abuse disorders.  We offer various forms of treatment including groups, individual, family, and medication management.