Job Description

Responsible for leading the clinical, educational, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of all components of Behavioral Health Services located in the facility, inpatient and outpatient. Director of Nursing shall possess expertise and knowledge in the care, stabilization and transport of the patient across each area of specialty. Must be able to collaborate with ancillary departments, pre-hospital personnel, law enforcement and other outside agencies involved in the care of the patient. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required for this role.

As an OVH leader, this position shares accountability for facilitating organizational and department goals using effective leadership knowledge, skills and abilities that ensure achievement of expected results for patient/customer service, employee engagement, financial health, business growth and quality and safety outcomes.

Education – Required: Masters in psychiatric and mental health nursing, or its equivalent, from an accredited school of nursing, or be a nurse qualified by education and experience in the care of the mentally ill.

Experience - A minimum of two (2) years' supervisory or management experience in a Behavioral Health/ hospital environment required.  Five (5) or more years’ experience strongly preferred.

Licensure/Certification – Current RN license or compact state license; American Heart Association (AHA) BLS; and de-escalation training.

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has one urgent care facility, a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to fostering a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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