Located in a beautiful area in Southwest GA is a 200+ bed hospital, associated with a leading health system. They are searching for a DON- Behavioral Health to join a thriving hospital committed to compassionate patient care.
Position Focus Director of Nursing-Behavioral Health
Oversee 30FTEs assuming the 24 hour responsibility of nursing department and their participation in performance improvement initiatives.
Assess daily staffing needs based on patient volume and acuity level
Ensure a high level of patient safety applying measures such as one-on-one and close observation.
Develop, present and trains staff as required relating to new practices and policies.
Organization and Community
Work within a hospital that values team work and where contributions are both recognized and valued.
This area offers family orientated communities with great schooling well known for their warmth. Enjoy outstanding outdoor activities such as biking, kayaking and bird watching.
Requirements DON-Behavioral Health
RN and BSN required, Masters preferred.
3-5 years experience within a behavioral health setting; 2 years’ experience in a leadership rolesuch as Director of Nursing, Head Nurse or Assistant Director of Nursing.
Our ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of professional nursing practice including an insight into hospital operations and nursing administration.
Relocation assistance is provided
Contact: Jeff Ptalis
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