Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health

Posted on: November 13, 2017 Posted by: Pamela Beecher Comments: 0

Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health

Chicago, Illinois

Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health Job Summary (# HCP412) :

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $105,000 – $120,000 annual salary, based on experience, education and qualifications. 
  • Complete benefits package and relocation allowance available.
  • Candidate must have RN license (unencumbered) for the state of Illinois.
  • Top candidates would have an accredited masters degree in nursing.
  • Candidates need recent clinical experience within a psychiatric hospital or residential setting.
  • Candidate needs knowledge of hospital, state, federal laws and regulations, general budgeting, accounting, and management skills
  • Candidate that is a Bachelors prepared applicant w/ enrollment in graduate program will be considered.

We seek a Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health for our client, a well established organization that provides a high level of behavioral health care. They need a Director of Nursing with experience in directing a team of skilled, compassionate, providing daily care of patients. We are looking for a DON who is committed to providing excellence in this role. DON will report to the CEO and will be a key participant on our Medical Executive Committee and overall Leadership Team.

1. Provide leadership and apply advanced nursing practices in support of high quality care;
2. Support current licensed nurses and other mental health professionals for an effective interdisciplinary team;
3. Ensure compliance and readiness with licensing and Joint Commission accreditation standards;
4. Chair quality improvement and monitoring for nursing functions;
5. Interview, select, on-board and retain a highly prepared nursing staff;
6. Effectively liaison with schools of nursing and assigned medical staff residents;
7. Identify staff development opportunities while providing training, skill verification and provision for qualified instructors.

Apply for this Job:

If you meet the listed requirements for this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume to Pamela Beecher at pamela.beecher@healthcarejobs.net.

When contacting us, please refer to job # HCP412.

Job Category: RN – CNO/CNE/DON | Region: Chicago, Illinois