Requisition Number: 2021-3803
Type of Position: Full-Time
Location: Thomasville, GA
DIRECTOR OF NURSING, Behavioral Health Services
Come work with a great team! Signet Health is currently recruiting for a seasoned Director of Nursing (DON) to manage the psychiatric services at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville, GA. The behavioral health program includes both an adult and geriatric unit for a total of 40 beds.
The Director of Nursing reports to the Director of Behavioral Health at the Facility. This position has accountability for managing resources, (human, material and financial) and ensuring quality, cost-effective delivery of services for the inpatient population. This person is recognized as a professional role model and promotes an environment that supports the goals, mission, vision, philosophy and values of the behavioral health unit.
Directs quality and utilization standards across the continuum of care to ensure coordinated plans of treatment, patient-focused delivery of services and cost- effective utilization of necessary services. Builds trust with the nursing staff through visibility.
Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of professional nursing experience, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in management and leadership with knowledge of data management and analysis, budget, and staff development in order to supervise planning and implementation of care.
Must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, and display proficient oral/written communication skills. Previous adult behavioral health experience is required. Candidates must possess an active Georgia RN license or be eligible for endorsement. Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) is strongly preferred.
Archbold Medical Center is a four-hospital, three nursing-home health system with 540 patient beds. Archbold employs more than 2,500 people and boast an outstanding medical staff of nearly 200 qualified physician specialists. The flagship hospital, John D Archbold Memorial Hospital, is a 264-bed hospital located in Thomasville, Georgia. Archbold has been synonymous with high-quality, compassionate medical care for over 90 years. All facilities within Archbold are accredited by The Joint Commission. Dedicated staff and exemplary facilities have helped them maintain an excellent reputation.