Director of Behavioral Health

  • HCA
  • Pensacola, FL, USA
  • May 26, 2017

Job Description

Job Code: 00060-6665


No Weekends

The first hospital in the area to offer all private rooms , West Florida Healthcare proudly provides market-leading quality outcomes performance. West Florida Healthcare is also recognized as the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, the area's first Breast Imaging Center of Excellence , and the area's only Certified Atrial Fibrillation Program. West Florida Healthcare has also been designated as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has been named as a "Key Performer on Quality Measures" by The Joint Commission for four years in a row. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital , a mental health facility , and a cancer center . Affiliated with HCA , the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as oncology , orthopedics , cardiology , cardiovascular surgery, robotic-assisted surgery , critical care, neurology/neurosurgery , emergency care , urology , behavioral health , gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.

Job Summary:

A Department Director and Registered nurse responsible for the 24 hour, seven day a week functions of a clinical nursing unit(s). Administers, plans and evaluates the activities of the department(s) to ensure quality patient care. Develops goals, policies and procedures, prepares and submits operating and capital budgets, participates in multidisciplinary QI teams, consults with staff, physicians and other departments as needed. Manages staffing patterns with the assistance of Nurse Managers, Assistant Nurse Managers and the House Supervisors on a shift-to-shift basis. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing required; Masters preferred.

A minimum of five (5) years management experience is required.

Clinical, organizational, critical thinking, multi-tasking, interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills in a detail-oriented, customer-focused organization are required. Basic computer skills are required.

Last Edited: 03/20/2018