HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Director of Behavioral Health in Richmond, Virginia

Tucker Pavilion Tucker Pavilion is located at Chippenham Hospital in Central Virginia. We offer a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. Additionally, we offer an outpatient, short-term partial hospitalization program (PHP). At Tucker Pavilion, we provide treatment for conditions such as psychosis, mood disorders and dual diagnoses (chemical dependency with a primary psychiatric disorder). Services include detoxification, education, coping skill enhancement, peer support and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for all ages.

Director of Behavioral Health:

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Manages the financial and clinical operations of assigned Patient Care Units(s) of responsibility and recommends sufficient number of qualified competent persons to provide care. Participates in outside source selection for needed services.

  1. Integrates department services with the hospital’s primary function maintaining communication with medical and nursing staffs, Administration, patients and their families/significant other. Coordinates and integrates services within departments.

  2. Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support provision of services. Supervises nursing staff and assures staff competency.

  3. Continual assessment and improvement of the departments performance. Promotes the Quality Management program of the facility maintaining appropriate quality control programs (where applicable).

  4. Develops, markets, implements, and evaluates new services and programs recommending space and resources needed. Participates in outside source selection for needed services.

  5. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies.

  6. Develops goals and objectives for assigned Patient Care Unit(s) of responsibility and participates in development of goals and objectives for the Tucker Nursing Department.

  7. Provides for orientation, inservice training, and continuing education for persons in the department.

  8. Assumes the duties of the Tucker Pavilion Director of Nursing, the Nursing Shift Coordinator or an assigned unit’s Clinical Coordinator as assigned.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. A BSN or related health degree is preferred. Consideration will be given to those individuals currently enrolled in a degree program.

LICENSURE: Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a registered nurse. EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years current Behavioral Health nursing experience; two (2) years Behavioral Health management experience required.

Title: Nurse Director of Behavioral Health

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-35026