Job Description

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Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Garden Pavilion reports to the Department Director and works collaboratively with the Medical Director for BHS. Under the leadership of the department director, the assistant director collaborates with the director in planning, goal setting, developing department budgets, and coordinating supplies/equipment, staffing, and care/service to carry out the department’s responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner in conjunction with and support of Community Hospital’s strategic plan. The assistant director is responsible and accountable for assigned tasks such as supervising the department’s daily operations, including but not limited to, being a resource and role model to staff for problem resolution with issues with patient care, service delivery, safety, supplies, equipment, computer software, and customer concerns. The assistant direct ensures staff have the appropriate orientation/training and competence for the care/service provided and that all staff adhere to Exceeding Expectations standards for professional conduct. This is achieved through supportive training, coaching, developing, evaluating staff performance, policy/procedure enforcement, and corrective action, if necessary. The assistant director plays a major role in supporting quality initiatives through ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, collection and analysis of quality and performance improvement data, assisting with development of future performance improvement targets and quality initiatives, and development or revision of department policies and procedures, as needed. The assistant director supports financial viability with attention on expenses, revenue, utilization and productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts.  Direct reports will include staff nurses, ancillary and support staff.

Experience 

Must be qualified by education and experience in the care of the mentally ill. A minimum of two years psychiatric nursing experience preferred. Must demonstrate competence to participate in interdisciplinary formulation of individual treatment plans, providing skilled psychiatric nursing care and therapy and ability to direct, monitor and evaluate the nursing care furnished. 

Education

Bachelor’s degree is required or currently enrolled in formal BSN program or enrollment in courses that can be applied to completion of formal BSN program within six months of hire into the Assistant Director position. Must complete BSN within five years of hire.

De-escalation training must be obtained within the first 9 months of hire.

Must pass orientation and initial competency assessment prior to independent assignment of patients requiring the applicable skill, and must complete and pass all annual competencies.

Licensure/Certifications

State of CA RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Equal opportunity employer

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Assigned Work Hours:

Exempt position

Position Type:

Regular

Application Instructions

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