Inpatient Psych Director job, WY

A small rural hospital located in Central WY, about 3 hours from Jackson, WY, has a need for Behavioral Health Inpatient Psych Director to join their team.

To provide clinical practice leadership for the operation of Behavioral Health Unit within hospital dedicated to the care of assigned patient population.  To direct quality clinical practice, coordinate patient service delivery, educate and develop staff, control budget(s) and manage the work environment.  To serve as a resource for interdisciplinary divisions within the hospital.

The inpatient adult behavioral health unit is currently a 10 bed unit with future expansion to 13 beds.  The staff consists of RN’s, C.N.A.’s, a full-time and PRN Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  They have 3 contract RN’s in place at this time.  They are currently rebuilding our staffing following flooding that took place in May 2016.  They have 3.5 full-time RN positions posted as well as 3 C.N.A. positions.

REQUIREMENTS:

The director position requires an MSN and is non-negotiable for the position.  They can however be actively enrolled in a Master’s program but they would need an anticipated graduation date.  They want a director who has the ability, skills, and knowledge to step in and assist with patient care should there be staff call-outs or other extenuating circumstances.

Current RN Licensure from the State of Wyoming

Masters Degree in Science of Nursing

Prior behavioral health experience required

At least three years experience in manager director role

Minimum 5 years’ progressive leadership experience

CPI Certification required within 6 months of hire

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association

Must have strong communication skills and have the ability to work with agencies across the region to facilitate transfers timely.

Preferred:

CPI Certification Preferred

This town is located about 3 hrs from Jackson, WY and is known for its recreational opportunities, entertainment, relaxation, scenic beauty, business opportunities and just plain fun! Sinks Canyon State Park is nearby offering beautiful scenery and the mystery of seeing a river disappear into the side of the mountain. Visit Historic South Pass City and Atlantic City, 30 miles to the south and reminisce about the late 1800’s and the gold rush. This city has numerous winter and summer events to keep you busy, for instance the Pioneer Days Rodeo and Parade (July), Wyoming State Winter Fair (March) and numerous other events. The city’s geography and mild climate offers residents full opportunity to enjoy the four seasons:

One of the least windy cities in continental U.S. (average 5.6 mph)

Over 240 sunny days a year

Elevation of 5,357 feet

13.4” in precipitation annually

108” of snowfall annually

Average temperature in the July is 86 degrees

Compensation package includes:

10% director bonus

Salary range between $64K – $90,500

Temporary housing allowance

Retention bonus of $5000

Relocation assistance up to $5000 based on receipts

If interested, please contact

Tina Roberts, President
JONATHAN CHASE EXECUTIVE SEARCH
588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 770-1200

(415) 684-2526
tinaroberts@contactjc.com

 

 

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