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Behavioral Health Srvs Dir

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • The Director of Behavioral Health will be responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of the Behavioral Health service line to ensure program sustainability and growth. The Director will lead all aspects of the inpatient and outpatient operations, including human resources and financial outcomes. The Director will be accountable for the nursing standards of care and practice for the inpatient and outpatient departments, ensuring safe and quality care is provided.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Graduate from an accredited school with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
      • Graduate from an accredited school with a Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) preferred.

    • Experience
      • 3 years of work experience to include working with patients with mental health needs and 2 years of managerial experience in a hospital setting required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current valid Nebraska Registered Nurse (RN) License, valid compact multistate license to work in Nebraska, or a temporary permit while awaiting licensure required.
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
      • Board certification in Nursing via American Nurses Credentialing Center or other approved accrediting body preferred.
      • Certification as a Mental Health Nurse preferred.
      • Certifications applicable to unit specific subject matters i.e., Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), and others required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Clinical expertise with demonstrated knowledge and skill in teaching, communication, and relationship building to drive growth and outcomes of BH service line.
      • Critical thinking and interpersonal skills used to manage multiple projects.
      • Demonstrated team building and leadership skills are a must to engage staff and community.
      • Analytical skills are required in regard to data relevant to patient care, personnel, and growth of the Behavioral Health (BH) service line.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Reaching
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
        • Standing
        • Walking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related: - Electrical Shock/Static
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, personal protective equipment required).
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (Blood or Body Fluid-BBF)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
    • Environment

      • Works indoors.
  • Essential Job Functions

    • Directs service line delivery to ensure a high level of patient satisfaction and provides guidance to BH team regarding customer service.

    • Builds relationships, develops contractual arrangements, collaborates with external community resources, and referral sources.

    • Ensures efficient financial and resource utilization and coordination of interdepartmental activities.

    • Plans and organizes patient care to ensure patient needs are met in accordance with hospital and other regulatory standards.

    • Manages inpatient and outpatient staff, including hiring, development of staff, performance evaluations, and corrective action.

    • Develops inpatient and outpatient budgets ensuring the review of cost containment, program growth, and sustainability.

    • Works closely with the BH Medical Director to establish service line goals. Meets regularly with Medical Director to ensure outcomes are met.

Job Details

Date Posted May 21, 2020
Date Closes July 20, 2020
Requisition 15293
Located In Fremont, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00