Meridian Health Services
  • Muncie, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Inpatient Psychiatry
  • Complete benefits package offered

Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a full time Director of Nursing for our Adult Psychiatric Inpatient unit located at IU Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana.  The Director of Nursing is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Adult Inpatient program at IU Ball Memorial Hospital.  This is a salary position.  Rate of pay is based on education and experience. 

Duties include:  

  • Provides management and leadership for 24 hour a day, seven day a week inpatient operation, consistent with the goals and policies of the organization and meeting regulatory requirements including quality and safety standards
  • Recruits and hires quality candidates for employment on the inpatient unit
  • Oversees throughput and continuum of care involving the Emergency Department, evaluations, inpatient, Sub-Acute, and follow up after discharge
  • Assists in credentialing process
  • Ensures effective staffing of unit
  • Makes recommendations regarding equipment, supplies, physical plant, and programming
  • Monitors and oversees processes and procedures for financial efficiency and quality improvement
  • Ensures patient assessment and nursing input into the treatment planning process, including nursing goals and interventions, consistent with patient age specific needs
  • Maintains a safe and caring environment for patients and families, that is conducive to the recovery process
  • Maintains awareness of patient and staff safety at all times and reports patient safety concerns
  • Makes regular patient care rounds and anticipates customer's needs and problems

We are seeking candidates with the following qualities:

  • Must be an RN licensable in Indiana
  • Must have a master's degree in nursing, psychiatric or mental health nursing or its equivalent from an accredited school of nursing or be equally qualified by education and experience
  • Must have the ability to exercise both clinical and managerial judgment and decision making as needed
  • Experience in nursing management and inpatient behavioral health preferred

A drug screen, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required.

Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.

 

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