Come work with a great team! Diamond Healthcare is the manager of behavioral health services for Medstar Washington Hospital Center and has an opening for a Director of Nursing.
The Director of Nursing reports to the Senior Director of Nursing at the hospital and the Executive Director of the Inpatient Behavioral Health Services and has accountability for managing resources, (human, material and financial) and to ensure quality, cost-effective delivery of services for the inpatient population. This person is recognized as a professional role model and promotes an environment that supports the goals, mission, vision, philosophy and values of the Division of Nursing and of Medstar Washington Hospital Center.
Directs development and implementation of quality and utilization standards across the continuum of care to ensure coordinated plans of treatment, patient focused delivery of services and cost effective utilization of necessary services. Builds trust with the nursing staff through visibility.
Candidates should have a minimum of 8 years of professional nursing experience, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting and a minimum of 5 years experience in management and leadership with knowledge of data management and analysis, budget, staff development and progressive discipline in order to supervise planning and implementation of care.
Must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast paced environment, demonstrate effective problem solving skills, and display proficient oral/written communication skills. Previous adult behavioral health experience is required. Candidates must have active District of Columbia RN license or be eligible for endorsement. Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Public Administration or Business is strongly preferred.