Acute Adult (24 Beds)
Additional Job Description
Banner Health invests in our nurses by training them to
confidently and safely deliver excellent patient care. Banner
Health is committed to developing the careers of our team members.
We care about you, your nursing career today and your future. Great
options and great opportunities.
Bring your passion for Behavioral Health to Banner Health!
Banner Behavioral Health Hospital in Scottsdale, AZ was remodeled
and expanded in 2017, providing new, state-of-the art units for our
patients and staff! Banner Behavioral Health Hospital is a
voluntary facility for adults and adolescents. We are dedicated to
providing safe, confidential, and compassionate treatment with
customized treatment plans to meet each patient's needs.
This position is for a Fulltime day Shift Opening for the
Adolescent Unit! As a Associate RN Director, you will lead a team
that works in an acute behavioral health care setting, treating
patients with severe behavioral health and chemical dependency
needs. You will provide 24 hour managerial and clinical oversight
for the nursing employees in order to ensure high quality, safe,
and cost effective care to our patients. If you are looking for
excitement, a real sense of accomplishment, and recognition for a
job well done, this is the opportunity for you!
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components
of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life.
For more than four decades, Banner Behavioral Health has
provided nationally recognized, comprehensive behavioral health
care for patients of all ages faced with the challenges of
psychiatric, behavioral health, or chemical dependency problems.
Six locations in and around Phoenix (including Chandler, Gilbert,
Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Sun City West) make it easy for
our patients to find help, and easy for you to have the
neighborhood and lifestyle you want. Banner Behavioral Health is
dedicated to providing safe, confidential and compassionate
This position provides 24 hour managerial and clinical support
to patients and staff. Uses depth and breadth of clinical
management knowledge to ensure the provision of high quality, safe,
and cost effective patient care. Demonstrates clinical expertise
and oversees the leadership of clinical, financial, and personnel
management of the assigned areas.
Manages and facilitates patient centered nursing care for
designated patient populations by serving as a real-time clinical
expert for unit staff and physicians for escalated problem-solving
on patients, processes, and family issues. Manages the operations
of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management
and resource utilization.
Leads change by developing, implementing and evaluating quality
and process improvement initiatives of the department in
conjunction with the director. Seeks and utilizes input from staff
and oversees change implementation. Ensures compliance with
appropriate regulatory agencies.
Facilitates communication of system, regional, facility and
Manages and develops the operational and capital budgets and use
of associated resources.
Assures the development of staff leadership through the design
of effective shared leadership models and supports career
advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages
staff to participate in their own development.
Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and
retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance
evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to
create a culture of learning.
- Manages large single unit or multiple clinical units to ensure
excellent patient care. Actively develops leadership of entry level
nurse manager(s) while leading clinical improvement initiatives.
Internal customers include patients, staff, and physicians.
External customers include patient family.
BSN or MSN required for all new hires to the position after July
1, 2013. Incumbents in the position as of July 1, 2013 must possess
their by BSN or MSN July 1, 2015.
Requires a current RN license in state of practice. Requires BLS
Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical
care management as normally demonstrated through two years of
clinical management experience relevant to patient population.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills of specialty area. Requires
critical thinking, communication, influence, decision-making,
analytical, and flexibility skills to make optimal decisions based
on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Must have the ability
to practice skills according to department and professional
standards and quality requirements. In LTC setting: Requires
familiarity with Alzheimer's disease and developmental
disabilities. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health
Hospital or BTMC Behavioral must possess an Arizona Fingerprint
Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the
duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD
Anderson or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling must possess a State of
Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance
Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of
their employment. Employees working in the Banner McKee Senior
Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit must possess an Colorado
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.
Master's degree in nursing preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.