Diamond Healthcare is a behavioral healthcare management company. We work with hospitals and facilities all over the US in setting up various psychiatric and/or addiction programs.

MISSION AND VALUES
OUR MISSION

To provide the highest quality behavioral healthcare services to people in need. It’s a mission shared by every member of our team and reflected in everything we do.

CORE VALUES

Quality Care
We will respect the uniqueness of each individual. We will commit to excellence and innovation to ensure that best practices are utilized in patient care.

Ethical Conduct
We will act with integrity and will always do the right thing for our patients and their families, our clients, communities and employees.

Financial Stewardship
We will continue to innovate, to identify opportunities to meet the community and business missions of our hospital partners and to position them for long-term sustainable growth.

Diamond Healthcare Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
Overview Come work with a great team! Diamond Healthcare is currently recruiting for a seasoned Director of Nursing (DON) to manage the psychiatric services for the Behavioral Health Pavilion of the Virginias , located in Bluefield, WV. The Director of Nursing reports to the Behavioral Health Administrator at the Facility and the Senior Director of Nursing at the main hospital. Candidate has accountability for managing resources, (human, material and financial) and to ensure 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. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Directs development and implementation of 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. Provides for the seamless transition of patients across the continuum of care. Establishes partnerships with Princeton’s leadership groups. In collaboration with medical staff and facility leadership, ensures a superior care experience and a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Ensures policies, practices and procedures comply with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of governmental and accrediting agencies.Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff and monitors staff practices and implementation.Maintains a state of continuous regulatory readiness.Evaluates the work performance of all nursing personnel.Ensures delivery of compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as evidenced by adequate services and staff coverage on unit, and general cleanliness.Reviews each unit daily to monitor and ensure timely, effective responses to significant changes in condition, transfers, discharges, use of restraints, unexplained injuries, falls, behavioral episodes, medication errors, and environmental issues. Performs rounds to observe care and to interview staff, patients, families or other interested parties.Collaborates with physicians, consultants, community agencies and institutions to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems.Utilizes research data to implement clinical changes & the delivery of patient care.Oversees nursing schedules to assure they meet patient needs and regulatory and budgetary standards. Participates in the recruitment and selection of nursing personnel. Requirements/Qualifications Qualifications: Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 8 years of professional nursing experience, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in management and leadership with knowledge of data management and analysis, budget, staff development and progressive discipline 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 West Virginia RN license or be eligible for endorsement. Master’s degree in Nursing is strongly preferred. EOE Hospital/Program Description The Behavioral Health Pavilion of the Virginias, an affiliate of Princeton Community Hospital, is located at the foot of the beautiful East River Mountain in Bluefield, West Virginia. The Pavilion, celebrating 10 years March 1, 2020, is a leading provider of behavioral health services for adults 18 and older serving clients in both West Virginia and SW Virginia.
Sep 09, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Alamogordo, NM 88310, USA
Overview Overview: Seeking an experienced Director of Nursing to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure that the department consistently provides high quality care with positive patient outcomes. Promoting, developing and evaluating processes and systems for patient care Leading the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards of care Evaluating the outcomes of patient care to recommend and integrate appropriate changes Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards Leading and/or participating in Quality Improvement (QI) groups and other multidisciplinary meetings Collaboration with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence Helping to insure efficient fiscal operation of the Department of Psychiatry Seeking and acting upon patient, family and staff feedback The DON will report to the Executive Director and Hospital's Chief Nursing Officer. Diamond Healthcare offers a complete and generous compensation package, including health, life, dental, and vision insurances; generous PTO, 401k with match. Requirements/Qualifications Qualifications: MSN with psychiatric certification preferred. Ability to effectively implement services in a multidisciplinary setting and in multi-site facilities Understanding of and ability to operate under contract management Bilingual ability in English and Spanish a plus Strong training skills, a plus Hospital/Program Description Hospital/Program Description: Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center is the region’s leading Behavioral Health provider with a stellar reputation that garners referrals from throughout the state. Services include s 36-bed inpatient unit, intensive outpatient program, partial hospitalization program, and medication management clinic that serve adult, gero-psych, pulmonary, and military patients. Alamogordo is located in south central New Mexico, about an hour and a half drive from Las Cruces, NM, and El Paso, TX. This 31,000 population city is bordered by the beautiful Sacramento Mountains to the east and by White Sands National Monument to the west. Camping, hiking, and snow-skiing are all easily accessible. Alamogordo is home to the New Mexico Space Museum, which hosts the International Space Hall of Fame. The city is known for the spectacular White Sands Balloon Invitational each September. Other festivities include, the Oktoberfest hosted by German Air Force and nearby Holloman Air Force Base, Labor Day Cottonwood Festival, and a fun sized summer County Fair.
Sep 02, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Tiffin, OH 44883, USA
Overview Overview: Seeking an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Manager to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure that the department consistently provides high quality care with positive patient outcomes. Ensuring efficient fiscal operation of the Department of Psychiatry. Seeking and acting upon patient, family and staff feedback. Promoting, developing and evaluating processes and systems for patient care. Leading the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards of care. Evaluating the outcomes of patient care to recommend and integrate appropriate changes. Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards. Leading and/or participating in Quality Improvement (QI) groups and other multidisciplinary meetings. Collaboration with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence. Strong team leadership skills. Requirements/Qualifications Qualifications: BSN in psychiatric or mental health nursing (or equivalent) is required. MSN preferred. Active, Ohio RN licensure in good standing. 4+ years of relevant experience in the care of the mentally ill and supervision of paraprofessional staff; assessment, planning, provision and evaluation of psychiatric nursing care to patients. Experience with medication teaching, management of the therapeutic milieu and providing mandatory and voluntary in-service training to all staff. Strong training skills, a plus. Hospital/Program Description Hospital/Program: Sojourn at Seneca is a comprehensive inpatient behavioral health hospital designed to meet the needs of older adults. The main goals of treatment are stabilization and to provide treatment to overcome current crisis, achieving personal growth in the process. In collaboration with each patient's physician, our team of health care professionals designs an individual treatment program to address emotional and psychological health, as well as any outstanding physical and medical issues a patient is experiencing. Sojourn at Seneca's behavioral health program is specially designed to meet older adults' therapeutic needs, while offering a comfortable and welcoming environment during treatment.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Williamsburg, VA, USA
Overview The Director of Nursing (DON) is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing functions, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for the Farley Center at Williamsburg Place. This position is instrumental for the overall functioning in the delivery of health care to all patients, is responsible for the clinical management of the milieu and is recognized as a member of the management team. DON is responsible to adherence to the campus policies and procedures and Plans. The DON will provide Clinical Nursing oversight for The Farley Center. Knowledge of The Joint Commission and State regulations preferred. Requirements/Qualifications BSN with experience in Behavioral Health required, MSN preferred.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Richmond, VA, USA
Overview RN Interim Consulting Opportunity - All Expenses Covered Diamond has nationwide , interim positions for Behavioral Health Nurses. Must be a licensed RN. Work occurs on location at contracted hospital program(s). Interim assignments vary in duration and may lead to full time employment opportunities. Seeking an experienced Director of Nursing to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure that the department consistently provides high quality care with positive patient outcomes. Ensuring efficient fiscal operation of the Department of Psychiatry Seeking and acting upon patient, family and staff feedback Promoting, developing and evaluating processes and systems for patient care Leading the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards of care Evaluating the outcomes of patient care to recommend and integrate appropriate changes Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards Leading and/or participating in Quality Improvement (QI) groups and other multidisciplinary meetings Collaboration with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence Requirements/Qualifications MSN with psychiatric certification, a plus; or a BSN with a minimum of 5 years of psychiatric experience Certification and/or Licensure in a clinical specialty area such as Registered Nurse (RN) Ability to effectively implement services in a multidisciplinary setting and in multi-site facilities Understanding of and ability to operate under contract management Bilingual ability in English and Spanish a plus Strong training skills, a plus
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Washington, DC, USA
Overview Come work with a great team! Diamond Healthcare manages the behavioral health services for Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) and has the following opening: The Patient Care Manager directs, supervises and provides holistic, culturally competent, quality and cost-effective evidence-based nursing care for patients. This person supports and assists the Senior Nurse Director and will assume responsibility of the nursing department in the absence on the Senior Nurse Director. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Supports a patient first culture that fosters a high level of patient satisfaction as demonstrated by outcomes. Collaborates with Senior Nurse Director to hire, promote, coach and issue corrective action (s) as needed. Establishes, develops and maintains effective relationships, working agreements and quality partnerships across the continuum to ensure quality patient care. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures and nursing standards, per regulatory agencies. Maintains communication with the Staff and Medical Director or their designee for the purpose of coordinating operations within the department. Conducts performance evaluations. Assumes on-call responsibility, ratio to be determined. Maintains continuing education files, competency assessment documentation, licensure and hospital certifications. Works collaboratively with the Senior Nurse Director to seek and utilize information (including research findings) to develop, implement and manage a budget which supports organizational objectives, patient care standards and quality of care. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility with day-to-day unit productivity and unit operations. Supports and promotes quality and patient safety initiatives. Collaborates with physicians and staff to monitor and analyze departmental performance data and identifies and participates in hospital performance improvement initiatives including, but not limited to, core measures, nursing quality indicators and other patient care outcomes (e.g. HBIPS, seclusion/restraint, falls, etc). Delivers direct patient care as required. Demonstrates clinical expertise by applying evidence-based knowledge, astute clinical judgment, and decision-making that supports and optimizes patient care. Fosters a “Patient First” environment. Provides clinical leadership through role modeling professional practice behaviors, proper delegation, and management of the team by maintaining staff accountability. Other duties as assigned. COMPETENCIES: Advises, consults or counsels others to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas or actions. Requires a high level of problem-solving to find solutions to difficult human, technical and/or clinical issues. Requires attention to detail and assignments are expected to be completed by deadlines given. Must be able to work in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment. Requirements/Qualifications Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s is preferred. At least 5 years of progressively more responsible job related experience, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting; at least 3 years of management and/or leadership. Must have a current District of Columbia RN license or be eligible for endorsement. Certification in area of psychiatric nursing and/or certification in nursing administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization is desirable. EOE Hospital/Program Description Medstar Washington Hospital Center Is a not-for-profit, 912-bed academic medical center in the center of the nation’s capital. Every day, hundreds of people in the region depend on us for their care. It is the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area and serve as a referral center and the central hub for the region’s most advanced acute medical care. The inpatient unit has a capacity of 46 beds (24 on Unit 2K and 22 on Unit 2L). Our services are available to adults (18 years and older) for the treatment of all types of psychiatric, mental and emotional disorders, organic disorders with emotional components; the symptoms of which place the patient at imminent risk of harm to self or others. Inpatient Adult Behavioral Health & Psychiatry Our inpatient psychiatric program provides a therapeutic environment through individualized treatment. The treatment we provide is developed by a highly skilled interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, nurse practitioners, expressive therapists, discharge planners and CD counselors.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Alexandria, LA, USA
Overview This position is located in Alexandria Louisiana. Diamond Healthcare offers a generous benefit package including insurance - health, life, disability, dental; PTO, 401K with match and more... For this position, we will accept a BSN and if you are within 3 years of receiving your MSN, we will provide tuition reimbursement assistance as well as a bonus upon receiving your Masters! The Program Director/RN of Behavioral Health position is an exciting opportunity to work with the community and work collaboratively with Diamond Healthcare and hospital leadership. This leadership position reports directly to hospital administration and is a highly visible position with strategic responsibility. Responsibilities include: Budgeting and financial management Referral development Enforcing compliance measures Establishing resources to achieve program goals and effectiveness Personnel management including supervision of nursing staff Program analysis and evaluation Requirements/Qualifications Requirements: The ideal candidate will be a compliance driven leader with a strong focus on safety, quality, and integrity. BSN required; MSN within 3 years of hire date. Active, In-State RN Louisiana licensure in good standing. 3+ years of hospital based psychiatric management experience. Working knowledge of State, CMS, and TJC accreditation standards. Understanding of / ability to operate under a contract management arrangement. Hospital/Program Description Hospital/Program: CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini is located in Alexandria, LA. Our core values are Dignity - Integrity - Excellence - Compassion - Stewardship. St. Frances Cabrini's Behavioral Health Unit is an 18 bed unit serving patients between the ages of 18 and 62. We treat all mental illnesses including co-occurring substance abuse disorders. We offer various forms of treatment including groups, individual, family, and medication management.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Loveland, CO, USA
Overview Psychiatric Nurse Manager, McKee Medical Center, Loveland CO Overview: The psychiatric Nurse Manager coordinates with the Program Director to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure high quality care and positive patient outcomes. Ensuring efficient fiscal operation Development of policies, procedures and standards of care Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards High Level involvement with Quality Improvement (QI), Performance Improvement, and Risk Management activities Collaboration with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence. Diamond Healthcare offers a competitive salary, generous PTO and a full benefits package including insurance. Requirements/Qualifications Requirements: MSN with psychiatric certification, a plus; or a BSN with a minimum of 5 years Ability to effectively implement services in a multidisciplinary setting and in multi-site facilities Strong staff training and education skills Understanding of and ability to operate under contract management arrangement Bilingual ability in English and Spanish a plus Hospital/Program Description
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare McCook, NE 69001, USA
Overview Diamond Healthcare is opening a new outpatient program at Community Hospital in McCook , NE . We have an immediate need for a Nebraska licensed Nurse Practitioner experienced with addictions to provide assessments, screening and who has prescription authority in Nebraska for addiction detox and management. This position is Monday - Friday, no weekends or holidays. Requirements/Qualifications Requirements: State Licensure as a Nurse Practitioner with prescription authority. 2+ year(s) of experience in working with mental health or chemical dependency field. Good communication and organization skills. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Ability to adapt to workload demands and set priorities Ability to build rapport quickly and develop working relationships Hospital/Program Description Hospital/Program Overview: Diamond Healthcare is opening a new outpatient program at McCook Community Hospital, McCook Nebraska . McCook Community Hospital has been providing care to over 30,000 family members throughout southwest Nebraska as well as northwest Kansas since 1974. This program will be able to provide drug detoxification and ongoing detox management through group and individual therapies with appropriate drug screen monitoring.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Williamsburg, VA, USA
Overview Williamsburg Pavilion is seeking a WEEKEND PRN Nurse Practitioner who will be responsible for performing certain medical functions, under the direction and supervision of the Medical Director. The Nurse Practitioner practices the goals and objectives of Williamsburg Place in providing quality service and care to patients, visitors, referral services. Maintains a responsive, cooperative and pleasant attitude with fellow employees. Conducts self in the work setting with the utmost respect and patience for the above groups and contributes to a productive work environment with communication as a key focus. Adheres to the confidentiality standards of the facility. Requirements/Qualifications The Nurse Practitioner will perform physical examinations; take medical histories; order diagnostic studies (Laboratory, x-ray, EKG, etc.); gather historical, physical, and diagnostic data and formulate working assessment under physician's supervision; provide immediate care in emergency/life threatening situations and be familiar with the rules on patient confidentiality and ensure patient confidentiality is strictly observed in all situations. Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia's State Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner. Hospital/Program Description Williamsburg Place is a Tobacco Free Campus.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare West Hartford, CT, USA
Overview Diamond Healthcare is seeking a Psychiatric Certified Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) to join the staff at the Hebrew Senior Care hospital located in West Hartford CT. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established and thriving hospital in a very collaborative and collegial environment. West Hartford CT is a thriving and vibrant area, located in beautiful south eastern part of Connecticut. This is a progressive city where families can live safely and serenely. The medical community is top notch, well trained and most welcoming of incoming healthcare professionals. Competitive salary, generous benefits. Requirements/Qualifications Master's, postgraduate, or doctoral degree from a Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly NLNAC | National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission). Eligible for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Williamsburg, VA, USA
Overview The Farley Center is currently looking for PRN Licensed Practical Nurses for both 7:00am - 7:00pm and 7:00pm - 7:00am shifts. Duties to include: Performs safe and effective patient care utilizing the nursing process. Performs admissions and assessments. Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of activities, needs and problems in regard to assigned patients and/or unit. May act as Charge Nurse of unit. Complies with established nursing standards. Implements and maintains established policies and procedures of the department, unit, facility quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control. Maintains patient rights and strict confidentiality of patient information and abide by established lines of communication. Maintains competency. Attends required meetings, inservices and educational programs. Maintain professional growth and development, affiliations, certification and licensure. Makes rounds, evaluate patient's condition, answer questions, give instruction. Takes vital signs, record vital signs and behavioral observations. May prepare prescribed medications. Observes and records: medications and treatments and patient reaction/response to same. Maintains an active awareness of detox process and problems which may be experienced. May be necessary to arrange interactions with AA, NA, etc. May involve counseling patients and family on physical aspects of drug abuse and alcoholism to include distribution of appropriate literature. Assists in planning for discharge and continuation of recovery through introduction of community programs, obtaining sponsors, and counseling as recommended. Requirements/Qualifications Must be a graduate from a State Accredited License Practical Nursing School Current Virginia nursing license LPN will respond to emergencies and initiate CPR when necessary Position requires high mental alertness Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the illnesses involved with chemical dependency; active awareness of symptoms of substance abuse and possible effects
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Tiffin, OH 44883, USA
Overview Psychiatric Nurses are highly valued members of our multidisciplinary teams! Diamond Healthcare is seeking experienced nurses with hospital based psychiatric experience. 12 hr shifts. Currently hiring for One(1) Dayshift RN - 7AM - 7PM. Diamond Healthcare provides generous salaries and offers a complete benefits package including life, health, dental insurance, 401K and generous PTO. Requirements/Qualifications Qualifications Needed: Must be a graduate from a State Accredited School of Nursing. BSN and LPNs preferred with current unencumbered Ohio licensure . Certified in Psychiatric Nursing preferred. Minimum of 2 years' of related experience required. Hospital/Program Description Hospital/Program: Sojourn at Seneca is a comprehensive inpatient behavioral health hospital designed to meet the needs of older adults. The main goals of treatment are stabilization and to provide treatment to overcome current crisis, achieving personal growth in the process. In collaboration with each patient's physician, our team of health care professionals designs an individual treatment program to address emotional and psychological health, as well as any outstanding physical and medical issues a patient is experiencing. Sojourn at Seneca's behavioral health program is specially designed to meet older adults' therapeutic needs, while offering a comfortable and welcoming environment during treatment.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Tiffin, OH 44883, USA
Overview Our Nurses are highly valued members of our multidisciplinary teams! Experienced professionals are needed for hospital based psychiatric services. Currently recruiting for a Full Time Registered Nurse to work some weekends and evenings. Requirements/Qualifications Current license must be unencumbered as an RN in the State of Ohio. Must be proficient using most Business computer programs. Must possess a positive and proactive customer service approach. Must be able to problem solve and utilize critical thinking skills for complex case management. Experience in a psychiatric setting preferred, but not required. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. Accountable for time management and deadlines. Hospital/Program Description Hospital/Program: Sojourn at Seneca is a comprehensive inpatient behavioral health hospital designed to meet the needs of older adults. The main goals of treatment are stabilization and to provide treatment to overcome current crisis, achieving personal growth in the process. In collaboration with each patient's physician, our team of health care professionals designs an individual treatment program to address emotional and psychological health, as well as any outstanding physical and medical issues a patient is experiencing. Sojourn at Seneca's behavioral health program is specially designed to meet older adult therapeutic needs, while offering a comfortable and welcoming environment during treatment.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Williamsburg, VA, USA
Overview The Farley Center is currently seeking a Registered Nurse who has experience working with a chemically dependent population. The position is Full-time, overnight position and may include weekends and holidays. Hours are from 7:00pm to 7:30am. • Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of activities, needs and problems in regard to assigned patients and/or unit. • Maintain an active awareness of detox process and problems which may be experienced.• Interact with patient and patient's family and provide encouragement and support. • Must demonstrate caring, warmth and empathy; also must possess good listening skills and ability to determine patient care needs. Requirements/Qualifications Must be graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Must have current nursing licensure from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the illnesses involved with chemical dependency; active awareness of symptoms of substance abuse and possible effects
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Williamsburg, VA, USA
Overview The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place has openings for full-time Registered Nurses. The Registered Nurse positions will assume responsibility and accountability for patients in psychiatric treatment. Requirements/Qualifications Must be a graduate from a State Accredited School of Nursing. Current Virginia nursing license. New graduates and experienced RNs welcome 12 hour shifts available - day and night shift openings Hospital/Program Description The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place opened in April of 2012 on the established campus of Williamsburg Place near Historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. The 66-bed, 33,500-square foot inpatient psychiatric facility offers services based on principles of milieu therapy which provide a safe, supportive and secure environment for individuals to return to a stable level of functioning and live life to the fullest. Each individual is assessed by a team of professionals led by a psychiatrist to determine that they meet the medically necessary criteria for inpatient level of care.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Washington, DC, USA
Overview If you have a desire to work in an engaging environment with a team of professionals dedicated to the healing and recovery of behavioral health patients, Diamond Healthcare is the place for you! It takes passion and dedication to meet the behavioral health needs of our community. You have an exciting opportunity to join Diamond Healthcare to be a part of an extraordinary team, committed to making a difference. Bring your compassion for others, expertise and emotional intelligence. Our Registered Nurses promote and restore patients' health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, providing physical and psychological support to patients and families and supervising assigned team members. Inpatient Adult Behavioral Health & Psychiatry Our inpatient psychiatric program provides a therapeutic environment through individualized treatment. The treatment we provide is developed by a highly skilled interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, nurse practitioners, expressive therapists, discharge planners and CD counselors. The Assistant Director of Nursing reports to the Senior Director of Nursing on the Inpatient Behavioral Health Units 2K and 2L and the Executive Director of the Inpatient Behavioral Health Services. This person has accountability for managing resources, (human, material and financial) and to ensure 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 Division of Nursing and of Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC). Essential Duties: Assumes clinical supervision for Units 2K, 2L, Emergency Department (MHTs - Psychiatry Observation Area) and Unit 2C (Behavioral Emergency Response Team MHTs). Consults, advises or informs Sr. Nursing Director and the rest of the nursing team, concerning clinical issues, unit needs and problems on the assigned shift. Keeps Sr. Nursing Director informed of department activities during those shifts.Establishes partnerships with MedStar leadership, in collaboration with medical staff, ensures a superior care experience and a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.Ensures policies, practices and procedures comply with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of governmental and accrediting agencies.Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff and monitors staff practices and implementation.Maintains a state of continuous regulatory readiness.Evaluates the work performance of all nursing personnel against objectives; coaches, mentors and develops as needed. Provides in-service education for personnel as needed.Ensures delivery of compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as evidenced by adequate services and staff coverage on units.Conducts unit and patient rounds to ensure delivery of patient care as indicated by Medstar Washington Hospital Center standards of Care.Reviews each unit daily to monitor and ensure timely, effective responses to significant changes in condition, transfers, discharges, use of restraints, unexplained injuries, falls, behavioral episodes, medication errors, and environmental issues. Performs rounds to observe care and to interview staff, patients, families or other interested parties.Collaborates with physicians, consultants, community agencies and institutions to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems.Utilizes approaches and strategies that support and optimize patient care outcomes that are based on the interdisciplinary plan of care and absolutes of IMOC and Contemporary Primary Nursing.Utilizes research data to implement clinical changes and the delivery of patient care.Oversees nursing schedules to assure they meet patient needs and regulatory and budgetary standards.Adheres to compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, nursing quality indicators/metrics and other regulatory requirements from the District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH), The Joint Commission and other agencies. Resolves patient grievances and complaints.Other duties as assigned. Requirements/Qualifications Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s is strongly preferred. At least 8 years of progressively more responsible job related experience, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting; at least 3-5 years of management and/or leadership. Must have a current District of Columbia RN license or be eligible for endorsement. Certification in area of psychiatric nursing and/or certification in nursing administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization is desirable. EOE Hospital/Program Description Medstar Washington Hospital Center Is a not-for-profit, 912-bed academic medical center in the center of the nation’s capital. Every day, hundreds of people in the region depend on us for their care. It is the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area and serve as a referral center and the central hub for the region’s most advanced acute medical care. The inpatient unit has a capacity of 46 beds (24 on Unit 2K and 22 on Unit 2L). Our services are available to adults (18 years and older) for the treatment of all types of psychiatric, mental and emotional disorders, organic disorders with emotional components; the symptoms of which place the patient at imminent risk of harm to self or others.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Clinton, MD, USA
Overview Come work with a great team! Diamond Healthcare, manages the behavioral health services for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, has an opening for a Clinical Nurse Educator. This position functions within the roles of educator, facilitator, change agent/leader, consultant, researcher and quality and compliance. The Clinical Nurse Educator is responsible for assessment, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs that enhance performance, promote professional development or otherwise supports the mission and vision of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. Responsibilities also include classroom and clinical teaching within the department or other affiliated partnerships with Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center (MSMHC). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Educator Demonstrates the clinical expertise, leadership, management, communication skills and knowledge of education theory and principles necessary to develop educational programs and achieve optimal educational outcomes.Designs, implements, and evaluates designated hospital based educational programs and consultative services. Assesses learning needs through formal and informal approaches to data collection to determine specific education needs. Utilizes teaching techniques that promote critical thinking and evidence based practice incorporating principles of adult learning theory. Identifies, coordinates and plans educational offerings with the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), with consideration of but not limited to mandatory regulations, safety, performance improvement, new equipment, technologies, and clinical advancements. Evaluates the effectiveness and learning outcomes of educational activities.Conducts classroom and/or clinical instruction. Teaches pertinent course material using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion and other appropriate modes of educational delivery. Leads and monitors classroom and/or clinical instruction to foster student development. Facilitator Plans and conducts orientation of new nursing personnel that facilitates a new employee’s transition to the work environment and meets competency assessment requirements in conformance with departmental objectives and accreditation standards.Plans the orientation and Mandatory in-service for nursing personnel that will include all of the above plus Violence Prevention Management (VPM) Training.Facilitates team building within the Psychiatry/Behavioral Health department . Researcher Incorporates evidence into all staff development and clinical education activities.Active participant in research, EBP and/or performance improvement activities. Activities include, but are not limited to, supporting integration of research into practice, increasing staff knowledge and competence about research and EBP and/or active collaboration with research studies. Quality and Compliance Conducts, collects and reports data for the quality dashboards.Ensures compliance with the State of Maryland and Federal regulatory agencies.Prepares the survey process for The Joint Commission.Ensures readiness for all Corporate, local and federal audits and surveys through medical record reviews, identification of deficiencies and written plans of correction.Initiates and monitors the quality initiatives.Reviews and revises policies and procedures, as needed.Monitors incident reporting internally and externally to agencies.Educates staff with regards to quality, risk management and regulatory compliance issues.Meets with Program Staff to ensure a systematic approach to identifying, prioritizing and assessing appropriate quality activities and interventions.Provides “Hands On” leadership in order to engage staff in quality/compliance efforts.Participates actively in Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Quality meetings.Participates in maintaining records of mandatory in-services for all staff members; this includes Infection Control, Fire and Safety.In conjunction with the Assistant Director of Nursing maintains and updates the Nursing policy and procedure Manual on a Yearly basis and when necessary.Any other duties as delegated by the Assistant Director of Nursing and Executive Director. Requirements/Qualifications Candidates should have a minimum of 2 - 4 years of professional nursing experience, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting. Previous experience in management and leadership, with knowledge of data management, analysis and staff development. 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 strongly preferred. Candidates must have active Maryland RN license or be eligible for endorsement. Must have Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master’s in Nursing, Healthcare, Business or other related discipline is strongly preferred. EOE
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Wallingford, CT 06492, USA
Overview The Case Management Discharge Planner will be a key member of the treatment team and its process, effectively assessing, planning and implementing discharge services in a multidisciplinary setting. This full-time position will report directly to the Director of Clinical Services and have responsibility to multiple members of the Treatment Team, including Medical Staff. This professional clinical position is responsible for providing case management and discharge planning services for patients in the inpatient psychiatric unit. Responsible for contacting outpatient treatment providers at admission, communicating with inpatient staff, outpatient providers and support systems on an ongoing basis to facilitate process for community services, appropriate placement and aftercare. Participates in family, treatment and discharge planning meetings as part of the multidisciplinary team. Manages appropriate documentation and transmittal of clinical information to outpatient providers within a timely manner. The basic work schedule is 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Days and hours may change on an interim basis for clinical/programmatic needs. Requirements/Qualifications Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, RN or other related field preferred. Licensure not required. Experience working in a behavioral health hospital setting.
Aug 30, 2019
Diamond Healthcare Williamsburg, VA, USA
Overview The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place has an opening for a Mental Health Technician (MHT). The MHT is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patients' physical and emotional needs, and administratively supports the psychiatric program. Assists in maintaining medical records Monitors patient interactions and safety Provides clerical support Assists in patient data collection Performs medical procedures under direction of an RN Provides patient information as a member of the interdisciplinary team Utilizes knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide targeted therapeutic interventions with patients. May include: Posting charges daily and entering census information Scheduling patients therapy and psychiatric appointments Answering telephone for program, screen calls, takes messages Processing mail and order program supplies Transporting patients Requirements/Qualifications Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. 2+ years of work experience in a psychiatric / healthcare facility Familiarity with medical and psychiatric terminology Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills Ability to build positive and respectful rapport with patients and families Works well in a busy team environment CPR Required (training available) 8 hour or 12 hour night shifts available Hospital/Program Description The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place opened in April of 2012 on the established campus of Williamsburg Place near Historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. The 66-bed, 33,500-square foot inpatient psychiatric facility offers services based on principles of milieu therapy which provide a safe, supportive and secure environment for individuals to return to a stable level of functioning and live life to the fullest. Each individual is assessed by a team of professionals led by a psychiatrist to determine that they meet the medically necessary criteria for inpatient level of care.
Aug 30, 2019