Director Inpatient Psychiatry Program
Company: National Medical Association
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Overview: As the dyad partner to the Chair of Psychiatry, the
Director of Inpatient Psychiatry Program communicates effectively
and builds trusting collaborative relationships with all
stakeholders to achieve organizational goals and strategic plans.
The Director utilizes current concepts in clinical practice,
delivery models, healthcare economics, policy, evidence-based
practice, quality improvement, patient safety and risk management
to promote outcomes-based care and demonstrates financial, human
resource, strategic, and information management proficiency. The
selected candidate exemplifies professionalism through personal and
professional accountability and ethics, promoting evidence-based
practice, advocacy, and professional commitment directing a
strategic system-wide approach to Behavioral Health patient care
and promotes the Division of Behavioral Health and its plans for
performance improvement, patient safety, and high reliability.
Directs all planning, implementation, and evaluation of the
Inpatient Behavioral Health\Screening Crisis service line and
ensures the sustainability for Magnet Recognition through the
American Nurses Credentialing Center. Responsibilities:
- Provides primary operational management and leadership for the
Behavioral Health inpatient and crisis services. Participates in
the development and implementation of network-wide policies,
practices and standards for Behavioral Health to ensure
- Manages effectively and resolves conflicts impeding working
relationships and progress toward defined goals. Formulates
objectives, goals, and specific strategies that support the
organization mission and vision. Engages and supports a Just
- Collaborates with physicians (Dyad partner and CMO) to develop
patient care protocols, policies and procedures. Designs, develops,
and implements a strategic plan that focuses on clinical
excellence, financial performance, and business development in
collaboration with Dyad Partner and manages Behavioral Health
Services towards these goals. This includes effective measures that
raise community awareness of services offered by the programs.
- Engages staff and others in decision making that promotes an
environment that is conducive to opinion sharing.
- Understands, articulates and ensures compliance with state
Nurse Practice Act, State Board of Nursing regulations, Leapfrog,
ISO 9001, Local, state, and federal regulations, and DNV.
Articulates and takes action to support National Patient Safety
Goals and other standards of practice as applicable. Designs safe
clinical systems, processes, policies and procedures.
- Envisions and develops new care delivery models when necessary.
Utilizes research findings for the establishment of standards,
practices and patient care models in the service. Responsible for
establishing and implementing a safe working environment that meets
all licensure, regulatory and accreditation requirements.
- Determines patient care quality improvement goals and
objectives utilizing comparison data benchmarks. Exercises
discretion and judgement when taking action to correct identified
areas of potential risk and liability.
- Analyzes financial statements and manages financial resources
- Educates team members on financial implications of patient care
decisions. Measures and analyzes performance from learning, growth,
business, process, customer and financial perspectives.
- Interprets, evaluates, and implements action plans based on
feedback from both employee and patient satisfaction surveys.
- Creates an environment in which professional and personal
growth is an expectation. Integrates high ethical standards and
core values into everyday work activities. Advocates use of
documented best practices.
- Role models perspective that patient care is the core of
Capital Health's work. Coaches others in developing career plans.
Ensures nurses are actively involved in decisions affecting their
practice. Motivates, leads and mentors a high performing team.
Recruits and retains required staff with a strong emphasis on
- Manages self-development plan and professional goals as
evidenced by participation in a professional organization, peer
review, continuing education and self-development activities.
- Maintains overall responsibility for ensuring the nursing
standards of practice are adhered to for all areas of clinical care
at Capital Health.
- Communicates utilizing written or oral presentations to address
nursing, healthcare or organization issues appropriate to the
target audience. Requirements:
- Master's of Science in Nursing degree. Bachelor's of Science in
Nursing degree with relevant Master's degree accepted.
- Ten years of nursing experience including three years in a
formal leadership role over clinical departments.
- Registered Nurse - NJ.
- Possesses competency in healthcare operations. Knowledge of
regulatory bodies, NJDOH, CMS, NHSN, Laws pertaining to Behavioral
Health Practices, STCF regulations, HBIPS requirements, and ANCC
Magnet Recognition Program. Ability to learn and navigate various
internal and external systems applications and databases.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and
PowerPoint. Proficiency in defining problems, data collection,
establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions. Must have
excellent project management skills. Ability to interpret an
extensive amount of technical instructions, mathematical displays
of statistical values. Must have excellent verbal and written
- Ability to simultaneously and effectively manage multiple
projects of high importance to Capital Health and respond quickly
in fast-paced environment. Develops positive relationships at all
levels of organization to facilitate achievement of institutional
and departmental goals and objectives.
Keywords: National Medical Association, Trenton , Director Inpatient Psychiatry Program, Executive , Trenton, New Jersey
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