Administrative Director of Behavioral Health Nursing RN
|Richmond, Virginia - United States
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WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
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The Administrative Director of Nursing for Behavioral Health has responsibility for providing the leadership, direction, and administration of direct patient care activities, nursing practice, and nursing education. The AVP of Nursing is responsible for driving, supporting and modeling a culture focused on employee engagement, quality, patient safety, fiscal responsibility, and the overall patient experience.
- Enhances quality outcomes by collaborating with leadership (including but not limited to the Vice President, Behavioral Health Services) and Quality Department. Plans, coordinates, manages and monitors comprehensive Behavioral Health quality management program.
- Strategizes and partners with the Vice President, Behavioral Health Services to drive process improvements focused on innovative care delivery and/or operational models designed to improve clinical services, outcomes, patient throughput, and patient safety.
- Ensures patient and family centered care is comprehensive, coordinated, and monitored for effectiveness through the quality improvement model that leads to systematic improvements over time resulting in outcomes measures that outperform benchmark statistic of national database used in patient and nursing sensitive indicators.
- Collaborates with other disciplines for the implementation of programs, policies, and procedures that address how patient care needs of the patient population served are assessed, met, and evaluated.
- Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration with clear expectations and direction to all practicing nurses about the importance of partnerships with patient and families, and with all disciplines to ensure a comprehensive care plan is developed and documented
- Coordinates and directs nursing activities related to Joint Commission, DBHDS, HCFA and other regulatory agencies to promote compliance with all standards and/or to address and resolve any deficiencies. Works collaboratively with Administration, Risk Management and Behavioral Health staff in coordinating risk management activities.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an Accredited School of Nursing with an MSN Required
Previous experience in Behavioral Health preferred
5+ years in a nurse leadership role required
Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in Virginia, in accordance with law and regulation required
University - Master's Degree