HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Director of Behavioral Health in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

POSITION SUMMARY : The Director of Behavioral Health Services demonstrates managerial skills required to direct the clinical and nonclinical departments of the Behavioral Health Services, to provide leadership requiring critical thinking skills and scientific judgment, and to direct the overall operation of the Behavioral Health Services, consistent with policies, procedures, and objectives of the Portsmouth Regional Hospital and its governing board, under the administrative direction of the Portsmouth Regional Hospital Vice President of Patient Services

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : 1. Performs position-specific job functions at an acceptable level.

  1. Supports mission and goals of the hospital and parent company.

  2. Develops and maintains clinical standards of practice for all disciplines.

  3. Supports and participates in the marketing efforts of the Behavioral Health Services and community service organizations, including public speaking opportunities.

  4. Maintains up-to-date professional knowledge.

  5. Interprets philosophy/objectives of Behavioral Health Services to staff, clients, families, and to the community.

  6. Is accessible to staff 24 hour per day, unless otherwise designated.

  7. Assures that budget projections are met annually.

  8. Intervenes and mediates in management conflicts/problems.

    1. Enhances Behavioral Health Services’ relationship with other Regional Hospital Departments, including physician relations, staff development and any/all cross-functional departments such as Quality Improvement, Housekeeping, Pharmacy, Human Resources.

EXPERIENCE Required- 7 years of relevant nursing experience Preferred- Previous experience in Nursing Director capacity

EDUCATION Required- Master degree


LICENSURE Required- Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of NH as a registered nurse.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Nurse Director of Behavioral Health

Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth-Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 00147-6463