RN, Director of Psychiatry

A nationally-acclaimed, leading teaching hospital in New Jersey

Job #56784 Location: New Jersey Salary: Competitive compensation package

Organization overview

This is a leading teaching hospital in New Jersey. They are Magnet status and have a reputation for excellence. They have a beautiful campus facility and are nationally recognized in many areas of health care and medicine. Excellent work culture and has been picked as one of the top places to work. This is a part of a greater, large and prestigious academic based health system. The system is financially strong and committed to quality and experience. They offer tremendous career opportunity and growth within the system. The hospital is located in a very nice residential area of New Jersey with accessibility to Manhattan and other areas of New Jersey. Very commuter friendly. Exciting opportunity to grow a leading institution with an excellent leadership team.

Position overview

The RN, Director of Psychiatry oversight of 2 Inpatient Psychiatry Health Units and a Intake Center. Inpatient psychiatric leadership experience required. Position will be working closely with and reporting to the Vice President of Nursing. The hospital-based program provides careful assessment of an individual both psychologically, physically and treats patients with a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to care. We integrate a full range of care into each patient’s treatment as appropriate to maximize the benefit of hospitalization, and the hospital’s diagnostic services assure accurate and expeditious testing our team, led by a board-certified medical director, re-evaluates each patient daily to ensure the best course of treatment. The team includes psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, licensed clinical social workers, adjunctive therapists and other behavioral health staff.

Treatment may include:

  • One-on-one therapy, group therapy, family therapy, medication management and education, nutrition education, family counseling and education, chemical dependency education, self-help groups, stress reduction, and critical life issues.