Interim Director Mental Health Unit

Confidential | Saint Helena, California 94574

Salary Range: $145,000.00 - $157,000.00
Date Posted: March 24, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17898


The Interim Director Mental Health Unit is the clinical lead for two inpatient behavioral units in Napa Valley, California

The Position
  • The Interim Director Mental Health Unit leads a 37-bed behavioral health department across two units, driving clinical operations, patient satisfaction and staff engagement
  • Work with staff, charge nurses and physicians to deliver efficient and effective clinical care in a safe environment; the Interim Director is responsible for 80 FTEs
  • The Interim Director should provide stability, prepare the behavioral department for regulatory surveys and address staffing and recruitment efforts
  • The Interim establishes and strives to execute goals for patient safety, quality of care and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • The Interim must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, have prior behavioral health Director level experience and have an active California RN license

The Community
  • Napa, California is a vibrant and modern town rich with gold-mining history and some of the most prestigious vineyards in the world
  • The city boasts a high standard of living and nearly perfect year-round weather
  • Visitors and residents alike take part in the numerous wine tasting tours the area offers
  • Due to the year-round perfect weather, Napa is an outdoor lover's dream - playing host to a variety of activities including cycling, golf, horseback riding, and fly fishing

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor. 
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; 401(k) retirement plan; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B.E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.


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