Program Director - Behavioral Health - RN - Palmer, MAPalmer, Massachusetts
LifePoint Health is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Program Director tojoin the team at Baystate Wing Hospitals, Behavioral Health Unit . We offer a compassionate and multi-disciplinary treatment team led by Board-certified child psychiatrist and includes licensed therapists, recreational therapists and nursing.
We are looking for someone who will have an immediate impact on expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our mission of improving the lives of all we touch.
The Program Director role assists in the development and implementation of patient care programs, policies and procedures that dictate how patients’ care needs are assessed and met in the specified unit and services. This role includes responsibility for: ensuring standards for patient care are established and maintained and provide a consistent standard of care to all participants; Implementing and monitoring an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of care delivered to participants; assisting with and promoting marketing, community relations related to the specified units and services; and assisting in expanding the continuum of services by exploring market needs and opportunities and responding with new program design, implementation and evaluation. May provide services for various patient populations. Supervises care provided based on defined standards of patient care and practice.Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare administration, business administration, finance, or clinical specialty. Master’s Degree preferred.
- Registered Nurse in the state of practice.
- Minimum of five years’ experience in behavioral healthcare.
- Minimum of three years’ experience in hospital management in an inpatient psychiatric environment.
- Graduate level education may substitute on a year-to-year basis for the required experience.
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