Assistant Director of Behavioral Services (RN) *Relocation Assistance Provided
Freeman Health System
September 25, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Join our nursing leadership team to experience a supportive culture with teamwork, professional growth and educational advancement.
About Us – Behavioral Health
Located at Freeman East, we offer care for the mentally ill population
Adult Psych is an inpatient psychiatric locked unit that consists of 42 beds
Geri Psych consists of 10 beds
The Behavioral Health Units treat acute psychiatric illnesses for this region
The Assistant Director of Nursing works collaboratively with the Director to plan, implement, direct, coordinate and evaluate the clinical functions of the Behavioral Health units. Collaborates with other management team members to develop and foster an effective clinical climate working jointly with administration, physicians, and staff; develop the departmental mission, vision, values, goals, long range plans, services, and capital and operational budgets, and approve policies and procedures
Requirements Current Missouri Registered Nurse license or current Registered Nurse license from a compact state. ADN/BSN with at least two years of psychiatric inpatient nursing and documented educational programs (ANA Psychiatric Nurse certification, psychiatric specific CEU's) focused on psychiatric nursing or Masters degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing or related master's with two years of psychiatric inpatient nursing care.
Internal Number: 8604
About Freeman Health System
Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System in Joplin, MO, includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics and a variety of specialty services.
With more than 300 physicians on staff representing more than 60 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, children’s services and women’s services. Additionally, Freeman is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 70-mile radius.
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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.