This position provides direction and oversight of the Behavioral Health Unit. The position requires a leader with vision, initiative, strategic thinking, strong relationship-building skills and a record of making a decisive impact. The Director of Behavioral Health is a high visibility, high impact, leadership role. The director will lead and orchestrate the development, supervision and evaluation of service line administrative and operational activities. The director will enhance, implement, and oversee a strategy and process that is data driven, evidence based, team oriented, patient centered and collaborative with medical staff, nursing administration, and clinical team, with the objective of improving the outcomes of patient care delivery and reducing costs. As the director, this associate is responsible for promoting an environment that is conducive to fulfilling the Mission of Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Direct and Manage operations, Marketing/ Strategic planning/ Business development, Customer Satisfaction/ Quality Standard Management, Coordinating and evaluating all aspect of service delivery; Implementation and control of resources needed for optimal performance for service delivery; The Behavioral Health Program Director is responsible for coordinating activities of the Behavioral Health Unit working with the medical staff promoting collaboration of nursing, administration and the medical staff for optimal program development, improved market share, and excellent patient outcomes. This Director works with other members of the CLA leadership team to reach goal of excellence in Service, Clinical Quality, Community Value, and Business Literacy. Position is responsible for budgeting and monitoring all personnel, supplies, and equipment.
Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology or related behavioral health field required; Masterâ€™s Degree preferred.
RN with a minimum of five years behavioral health experience. Three years of Leadership Experience preferred.
Licensed by the state of Louisiana as a Registered Nurse
Current De-Escalation certification or completion within 90 days of employment and recertified annually.
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini family!
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.