Chief Nursing Officer

Job ID
# of Openings
Destiny Springs Healthcare
Position Category
Nurse Leadership


Seeking a Chief Nursing Officer / DON for a new Behavioral Health Program opening Summer 2018.  

Hiring Leadership in January / February 2018.       90 Bed Facility – Geriatric, Adult, Adolescent populations


Diamond Healthcare is seeking an experienced Chief Nursing Officer with free-standing psychiatric management and hospital experience to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure that the department consistently provides high quality care with positive patient outcomes.


  • Ensuring efficient fiscal operation of the hospital 
  • Seeking and acting upon patient, family and staff feedback 
  • Promoting, developing and evaluating processes and systems for patient care and facility growth
  • Leading the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards of care 
  • Evaluating the outcomes of patient care to recommend and integrate appropriate changes
  • Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards
  • Leading and/or participating in Quality Improvement (QI) groups and other multidisciplinary meetings
  • Collaboration with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence
  • Recruiting, training and retaining high quality clinical staff
  • Developing and maintaining effective physician relations


Seeking candidates who are familiar with AZ regulations and the Phoenix market.



The ideal Chief Nursing Officer will have:

  • MSN with psychiatric certification, a plus; or a BSN with a minimum of 5 years of psychiatric leadership experience, preferably in a freestanding psychiatric hospital
  • Registered nurse; current Arizona license a plus
  • Ability to effectively implement services in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Understanding of and ability to operate under contract management
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
  • Strong training skills a plus


Chief Nursing Officer / DON - Behavioral Health



Hospital/Program Description

Coming Summer 2018.   Destiny Springs is a state-of-the-art free standing psychiatric hospital serving the Greater Phoenix area.   Services include voluntary inpatient treatment for behavioral health emergencies, 24 hour walk-in crisis intervention, medication management, and outpatient programs.  Destiny Springs specializes in individualized therapeutic services provided in a warm and inviting environment.    



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