Manager of Behavorial Health-Covington, LA
REC10021469 Covington, LA Updated 2w ago
Positions 1
Type Direct Hire
Salary $75,000 - $95,000/year
Medical / Healthcare
Bachelor's Degree
<2 years
Yes - Nationwide relocation offered
Green Card ,US Citizen
90 days
90 days

Job description

Position Manager of Behavioral Health 

  • Performs the primary functions of a professional leader in assessing, planning, directing and evaluating patient care on a 24-hour basis
  • Meets the regulatory agencies requirements and the Standards of Nursing Practice for the specific clinical area
  • Managers all personnel, supplies, equipment on the unit and promotes teamwork with physicians, personnel, and other departments
  • Demonstrates leadership, teaching and communication skills
  • Utilizes knowledge of standards, policies and procedures, as outlined for the hospital
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform technical and critical thinking



  •    Bachelor of Nursing  Preferred.


  • 2 year’s progressive management experience.
  • MUST have 1 year Behavorial Health bedside nursing
  • Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. 
  • Must demonstrate competence to participate in interdisciplinary formulation of individual treatment plans; to give skilled nursing care and therapy;and to direct, monitor and evaluate the nursing care furnished.

 Required Licenses/Certifications

  •  Current RN License or compact license in the State of Louisiana
  •  Current Basic Life Support 
 Unit Details
  • Patient safety and satisfaction are our number one priority
  • 24 bed Unit 
  • Inpatient BH Unit average length of stay is 7-10 days for the patients
  • Individualized treatment plans are created for each new admit
  • Interdisciplinary team consisted of Nurses, Social Workers, PT, OT, Recreational  Therapy, Internal Medicine MD and Psychiatrist
  • Charge nurse for each shift


Full Benefits Offered. 

Sign on: Case by case basis ( Recruiter confident can obtain)

Relocation:  Case by case basis ( Recruiter confident can obtain)