Interim Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health | MSN, RN Last Updated: January 31, 2018 (23 days ago)
Interim Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health | MSN, RN
Immediately
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

Our candidate is an experienced nursing management professional with a background that includes 15 years of diverse involvement in behavioral health nursing. She is a strong leader and mentor with an ability to make timely and effective decisions that produce results and meet high patient care standards. She provides leadership and preparation for TJC, CMS, and State surveys, delivering successful outcomes. When you've had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

References & Reviews
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• “We had a state survey within 3 weeks of her starting and due to her hard work, the hospital scored a 100%!”
• “Her background is a huge strength and she works very well with difficult personalities.”
• “She was able to come in and do a solid assessment of strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.”
• “She was able to jump into some big projects needing immediate action and direction.”
• “She completed investigations of regulatory standards and made recommendations for improvement.”
• “She is dependable, team oriented, patient oriented, organized, and excellent at building relationships.”
• “She knows her regulations and has very high standards, but is able to be fluid in her approach.”

• Provided leadership for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services including inpatient adult and adolescent mental health, medical detox, residential, day treatment, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs
• Assumes supervisory responsibility over a multidisciplinary staff including: Registered Nurses, Social Work, Psychologist, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapist, Recreation Therapist, Certified Nursing Assistant, Case Management, and Health Unit Coordinator
• Developed education within the nurse residency program related to Mental Health law, detox protocols, and managing challenging patients
• Developed and taught multiple disciplines in a variety of service areas including crisis intervention and de-escalation
• Excellent communicator possessing progressive leadership experience with a “can do” sense of confidence in achieving targeted outcomes in patient care operations, education, and program development
• Strategic Planning
• Program Evaluation
• Budget Management
• Physician Recruitment and Retention
• Corrective Action Plans
• Safety & Risk Management
• Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric Medical Populations
• Therapeutic Milieu/Program Development
• Standards of Care
• Addictions/Pain Management
• Team Building
• Regulatory Compliance, TJC, CMS
• Performance Improvement
• Interim Director of Nursing | 25+ bed geropsychiatric center
• Divisional Director of Behavioral Health Services | 400 beds, multiple facilities
• Director of Behavioral Health Services | 100 bed behavioral health unit
• Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)

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Title:

Interim Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health | MSN, RN

Date Available:

Immediately

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

Our candidate is an experienced nursing management professional with a background that includes 15 years of diverse involvement in behavioral health nursing. She is a strong leader and mentor with an ability to make timely and effective decisions that produce results and meet high patient care standards. She provides leadership and preparation for TJC, CMS, and State surveys, delivering successful outcomes. When you've had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

References & Reviews
________________________________________
• “We had a state survey within 3 weeks of her starting and due to her hard work, the hospital scored a 100%!”
• “Her background is a huge strength and she works very well with difficult personalities.”
• “She was able to come in and do a solid assessment of strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.”
• “She was able to jump into some big projects needing immediate action and direction.”
• “She completed investigations of regulatory standards and made recommendations for improvement.”
• “She is dependable, team oriented, patient oriented, organized, and excellent at building relationships.”
• “She knows her regulations and has very high standards, but is able to be fluid in her approach.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Provided leadership for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services including inpatient adult and adolescent mental health, medical detox, residential, day treatment, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs
• Assumes supervisory responsibility over a multidisciplinary staff including: Registered Nurses, Social Work, Psychologist, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapist, Recreation Therapist, Certified Nursing Assistant, Case Management, and Health Unit Coordinator
• Developed education within the nurse residency program related to Mental Health law, detox protocols, and managing challenging patients
• Developed and taught multiple disciplines in a variety of service areas including crisis intervention and de-escalation
• Excellent communicator possessing progressive leadership experience with a “can do” sense of confidence in achieving targeted outcomes in patient care operations, education, and program development

Expertise:

• Strategic Planning
• Program Evaluation
• Budget Management
• Physician Recruitment and Retention
• Corrective Action Plans
• Safety & Risk Management
• Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric Medical Populations
• Therapeutic Milieu/Program Development
• Standards of Care
• Addictions/Pain Management
• Team Building
• Regulatory Compliance, TJC, CMS
• Performance Improvement

Experience:

• Interim Director of Nursing | 25+ bed geropsychiatric center
• Divisional Director of Behavioral Health Services | 400 beds, multiple facilities
• Director of Behavioral Health Services | 100 bed behavioral health unit

Education:

• Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)

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