Director of Psychiatric RN

    December 10, 2020
    Danville, Virginia
    Job Type


    Our client, a 200+ bed hospital in Southern VA has a need for a Director of Psychiatric Services to join their team.  The Director will oversee 17 FTEs in their 12 bed unit.

    Responsible for carrying through with the planning, organizing, and directing clinical practice and associate management functions for assigned periods in the hospital setting.  Supports the goals of the hospital, the Department of Nursing, and provides for the continuity and achievement of these goals and objectives.  Establishes standards of practice and performance improvement methods to monitor and achieve hospital and department goals.  Serves as support and resource to hospital managers and hospital personnel on assigned shifts.  Requires flexibility in scheduling with the requirement of being able to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays in order to maintain continuity of service and provide consistent coverage of nursing supervision to the hospital.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Education
    Required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Master's degree preferred. Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing with current RN licensure from the Virginia State Board of Nursing.

    Required Skills
    Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia or degree in clinical health sciences curriculum preferred.


    Minimum Work Experience
    Minimum of two years experience as staff registered nurse in behavioral health. Management experience preferred.

    This city is positioned on the southern border of Virginia. This thriving community is conveniently positioned within a day's drive to 60% of the U.S. population, and is strategically located within 50 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Roanoke, Virginia and Greensboro, North Carolina. Trout-filled rivers, quiet lakes and gentle mountains surround this beautiful location that's full of rich history. Home to some of the finest recreational and cultural activities in the country, the city is proud of our excellent medical facilities, innovative school systems and advantageous housing opportunities. Our climate is just right for those who enjoy all four seasons with cool winters and pleasant summers. And with a scenic backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the spring and autumn seasons are simply breathtaking.

    $78 to $105k


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