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Director of Behavioral Health

Park Ridge Health | Hendersonville, NC 28792

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 22, 2018
Opportunity Code: 11500

Summary

Restructure the behavioral department as the next Director of Behavioral Health at Park Ridge Health

The Position
  • Oversee the daily activities of the behavioral health program and establish organizational structure
  • The Director of Behavioral Health will work strategically to increase volume, improve patient throughput, and ensure the hospital meets compliance and regulatory standards
  • Balance case load and scheduling for charge nurses and nursing staff to optimize workflows
  • Top goals include streamlining the intake process with the Emergency Department, serving as a mentor to staff and strengthening the patient care process as it relates the the current EHR system
  • Education or experience in Behavioral Health preferred
  • RN required, MSN strongly preferred

The Organization
  • Park Ridge Health is one of 45 hospitals in the Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant health system in the nation
  • Park Ridge Health is a physician service group, licensed for 100 beds in the North Carolina town of Hendersonville
  • While the behavioral department comprises 80 employees, Park Ridge, as a whole, is made up of more than 1,200 employees
  • Park Ridge Health is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association

The Community
  • Hendersonville is located in western North Carolina, a mere 22 miles south of Asheville and 100 miles west of Charlotte
  • Known as "The City of Four Seasons", Hendersonville is privy to the natural splendors that Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall can provide
  • Historic Downtown Hendersonville is bustling year-round with the activities of work and play
  • Main Street offers a mix of specialty shops, art galleries, funky-to-formal restaurants, and vibrant entertainment venues

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