Division Director of Behavioral Health Education

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

HCA Healthcare Saint Petersburg, FL

Company
HCA Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
01380-7682
AJE Ref #
576017523
Location
Saint Petersburg, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Code: 01380-7682

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

The West Florida Division is seeking a dynamic leader to be responsible for developing a comprehensive clinical education program for West Florida Division Behavioral Health Services. This individual will be responsible for improving patient care processes and outcomes by supporting the development of a competent behavioral health clinical team as well as consulting with Division and Hospital Leaders, Medical Staff, and other Education Directors as a subject matter expert for evidence based care of behavioral health patients in the hospital setting.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

* Executes a plan for education and competency development activities that support the transition from novice to expert in behavioral health patient care areas.

* Consults with Parallon Workforce Management Services for onboarding of behavioral health nurses from the West Florida Division STAR-N program.

* Aligns education and competency programs with standards established by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and evidence based practice standards.

* Acts as a coach and mentor for preceptors, charge nurses and managers responsible for the care of behavioral health patients in the hospital setting.

* Supports nurses seeking and maintaining psychiatric behavioral health certification by leading coaching and education activities.

* Develops and delivers continuing education activities for nurses, techs, physicians, and other clinicians working with behavioral health patients in a clinical setting.

* Measures outcomes of education and competency development plans including patient experience scores, core measure performance, RN recruitment and retention, etc.




* LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION / REGISTRATION:

* Current Florida RN License.

* Nursing certification in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing required

* EDUCATION: Master s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other clinical field.

* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

* BLS provider

* Analytical and critical thinking abilities

* Effective written, oral and electronic communicator

* Manages multiple priorities effectively

* DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

* Must be able to work independently and in a collaborative setting

* WORK ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS:

* Use of personal computer and software applications for long periods of time

* Position requires work from a shared office, hospital locations, and remote locations.

* 60% Travel required within the West Florida Division

Last Edited: 08/29/2016