An established international healthcare system is currently searching for an experienced Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry to join their accredited healthcare team located in central Louisiana.
This general medical surgical acute care facility is home to nearly 250 licensed beds and proudly boasts state-of-the-art clinical technologies. This hospital is part of a much larger international health system that operates more than 300 services and facilities globally. Not only does this health system provide top quality patient-centered care throughout its immense inpatient service lines, this esteemed medical surgical facility also offers medical care and clinical education to multiple outpatient health centers and mobile clinics.
The Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry will lead a behavioral health service line that provides inpatient psychiatric care for primarily adult patients. The Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry will oversee a 20-bed behavioral health department that provides treatment and therapies for a number of illnesses including co-occurring substance abuse disorders and many others. This full-service behavioral health service line utilizes therapies such as group and individual counseling, family guidance, as well as medication management.
The Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry will provide clinical and administrative oversight of the inpatient behavioral health unit and inpatient psychiatry service line. The Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating service line based activities while promoting nursing staff collaboration and performance excellence. The Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry will also serve as a resource leader in regards to clinical quality and fiscal management throughout the behavioral health service line. The ideal candidate for this role will be a Registered Nurse with a minimum of 5 years prior behavioral health nursing leadership experience.
This hospital is located in a central region of Louisiana that offers important historical and cultural significance. The Nurse Director of Inpatient Psychiatry will reside in an area that provides a suburban feel where the schooling systems are ranked above average.
This respectable healthcare facility is prepared to offer a competitive salary including a suitable benefit package.