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Director of Nursing Behavioral Health Position Summary
The Director has a 24-hour, 7 day a week responsibility to provide leadership for the assigned cost center (s)/service lines. This includes planning, organizing, staff development, performance management, quality fiscal and information management, regulatory compliance, building and enhancing relationships through customer relations, and appropriate professional involvement. The Director is accountable for the management of the cost center(s) within the established budget. The Director will work closely with medical directors, medical department chairs, physicians, and other disciplines to develop services and ensure quality. Access to all Patient Health Information.
Initiate and implement customer focused processes to ensure continuum of care, including standards of care and consistency of practice.
Initiate and foster continuous improvement and innovation within the department.
Initiate innovative clinical care delivery systems according to best practices.
Develop a comprehensive and cohesive business strategy for the unit which integrates with the financial and business direction of the Network.
Ensure strategic allocation of resources by establishing appropriate financial balance between customer need, market forces and organizational values; ensure financial viability of unit and CHN.
Assures department and associate compliance with all regulatory agencies including but not limited to, JC, Nursing Board, CMS, etc.
Regularly attends Nurse Leadership meetings and takes personal responsibility for the quality and integrity of Nursing Administration. Regularly volunteers for and completes special projects.
Achieves YTD compliance with labor hour benchmark per unit of service. Submits pay period productivity variance reports on time, identifying rationale for substantive variances.
Identifies and implements cost savings through labor and supply utilization efficiencies.
Promotes sound staffing practice by optimizing the utilization of human resources. Anticipates and forecasts personnel needs of the department with regard to fluctuations in the projected workload.
Develop and manage business contracts as appropriate.
Assess the needs and expectations of all customers. Ensure customers easy access and communication and develop strategies, partnerships, and plans to maintain and continuously improve levels of customer service.
Ensures that current criteria-based job performance standard and applicable competencies exist each member of the staff. Ensures that performance evaluations are completed in a timely fashion for both annual and evaluations.
Supports all hospital programs to include, but not limited to, risk management, safety, infection control.
Maintains personal current knowledge and expertise in the specialty field of the department, and of regulatory requirements of the department.
Other duties as assigned
THE DIRECTOR OF NURSING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
Required: Current RN license in the state of Arizona (or ability to obtain prior to hire date); BLS Preferred: Appropriate certification in service line assigned
Required: Masterâ��s in Nursing, Healthcare, Business, Public Administration, Management or related field. Bachelorâ��s in Nursing will be acceptable if candidate is currently enrolled in a Masterâ��s program, or will enroll upon hire, and will complete within eighteen (18) months of hire.
National Incident Management System (NIMS) class to be completed within 6 mo of hire/transfer date.
Required: Three (3) to five (5) years progressively responsible healthcare related experience preferably in a acute care setting;
Three (3) to five (5) years progressively responsible management or business experience. Includes management of department, revenue accountability, contract management and staff management.
Preferred: Ten (10) years in the above.
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required license, certification, education, and work experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience, in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.