HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Division Director of Behavioral Health Education in St Petersburg, Florida

The West Florida Division is seeking a dynamic leader to be responsible for developing a comprehensive clinical education program for West Florida Division Behavioral Health Services. This individual will be responsible for improving patient care processes and outcomes by supporting the development of a competent behavioral health clinical team as well as consulting with Division and Hospital Leaders, Medical Staff, and other Education Directors as a subject matter expert for evidence based care of behavioral health patients in the hospital setting.

Performance Expectations:

  • Executes a plan for education and competency development activities that support the transition from novice to expert in behavioral health patient care areas.
  • Consults with Parallon Workforce Management Services for onboarding of behavioral health nurses from the West Florida Division STAR-N program.
  • Aligns education and competency programs with standards established by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and evidence based practice standards.
  • Acts as a coach and mentor for preceptors, charge nurses and managers responsible for the care of behavioral health patients in the hospital setting.
  • Supports nurses seeking and maintaining psychiatric – behavioral health certification by leading coaching and education activities.
  • Develops and delivers continuing education activities for nurses, techs, physicians, and other clinicians working with behavioral health patients in a clinical setting.
  • Measures outcomes of education and competency development plans including patient experience scores, core measure performance, RN recruitment and retention, etc.

    1. Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • Current Florida RN License.

  • Nursing certification in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing required

    1. Education: Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other clinical field.
    2. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • BLS provider

  • Analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Effective written, oral and electronic communicator
  • Manages multiple priorities effectively

    1. Degree of Supervision:
  • Must be able to work independently and in a collaborative setting

    1. Work Environment / Conditions:
  • Use of personal computer and software applications for long periods of time

  • Position requires work from a shared office, hospital locations, and remote locations.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Division Director of Behavioral Health Education

Location: Florida-St Petersburg-WCF Shared Services

Requisition ID: 01380-9347