Manager of Behavioral Health
Southeastern, LA area

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Manager of Behavioral Health for a great opportunity in the Southeastern, LA area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+years of current experience working in a healthcare setting and have 3+ years of experience working in Behavioral Health Department in a leadership role.

Responsibilities of the Manager of Behavioral Health

  • Performs the primary functions of a professional leader in assessing, planning, directing and evaluating patient care on a 24-hour basis
  • Meets the regulatory agencies requirements and the Standards of Nursing Practice for the specific clinical area
  • Managers all personnel, supplies, equipment on the unit and promotes teamwork with physicians, personnel, and other departments
  • Demonstrates leadership, teaching and communication skills
  • Utilizes knowledge of standards, policies and procedures, as outlined for the hospital
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform technical and critical thinking
  • Must demonstrate competence to participate in interdisciplinary formulation of individual treatment plans

Requirements of the Manager of Behavioral Health

  • Bachelor of Nursing Preferred
  • Current RN License or compact license in the State of Louisiana
  • Current Basic Life Support
  • 2 year’s progressive management experience in ACUTE CARE
  • MUST have 1 year Behavioral Health bedside nursing
  • Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care
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