Under minimum supervision, directs the operations and strategic planning of patients/customers services, human resources and financial management for the Behavioral Health Services. Plans, directs and coordinates the activities of the professional and supportive nursing personnel. Regulates activities of these nursing units (Psychiatric Emergency Services, Adult and Adolescent Psychiatric units), analyzes and evaluates nursing services rendered. Manages resources and provides leadership to accomplish Hospital, Nursing, and Department goals. Collaborates with Nursing and Medical Leadership.
Education: BSN. Master’s Degree in Nursing/Administration or related field from an accredited college or university or degree in process with deadline for graduation.
Experience: Typically, five years of directly related experience. Progressive leadership experience with an acute care hospital or related operation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: General: Communication skills to interact effectively with Denver Health’s current service/client base, prospective customers, and all levels of Denver Health management. The ability to perform financial analyses including forecasting, assisting in exploring strategic options and developing creative solutions to complex business issues. The ability to interpret, analyze and explain financial and statistical information. The ability to systematically gather information from a variety of sources, analyze information, identify implications of data, draw appropriate conclusions, generate viable alternative solutions to a question or problem and evaluate the consequences of choosing each alternative. Specific: Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements. The ability to establish, implement and continually update competency/skills checklist for nursing staff.
Certificate/License/Registration: State of Colorado Nursing License. BLS/CPR. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation. As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opport...unity employer (EOE).“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”