Banner - University Medical Center South, Tucson, AZ
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Banner University Medical Center - South Campus contains the largest psychiatric inpatient services in southern Arizona for the adult and geriatric populations. The three behavioral health units consist of a total of 66 beds and offer care to acutely mentally ill individuals; with approximately 70% of the inpatients being involuntary.
This team has an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic, experienced Nursing Director to lead nursing operations on the Level 1 inpatient Behavioral Health Services Team. In this position you would oversee nursing services for behavioral health services at Banner University Medical Center South and you would serve as a liaison with the CRC.
Your pay and benefits are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. This opportunity is also eligible for our Management Incentive Program, as part of your Total Rewards package. 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.
Located in the Southwest United States, Tucson is set in a Sonoran Desert valley surrounded by five mountain ranges. Boasting an average 350 sunny days a year and warm dry air, Tucson’s climate is ideal for year-round outdoor recreation. Winter temperatures average highs of 64-75 °F. With a population of more than 1 million; Tucson is now the second-largest city in Arizona after the state capital Phoenix. Tucson offers one-of-a-kind experiences for those interested in outdoor adventure and nature, heritage and culture, arts and attractions, golf and original Southwest-inspired dining. For more information visit: http://www.visittucson.org
Minimum Qualifications 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 BSN or MSN by July 1, 2015.Must possess a strong knowledge of healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a master’s degree in nursing, healthcare administration, or related field. Requires a current RN license in state of practice. Requires BLS certification.
Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical care management as normally demonstrated through 3-5 years of progressive care management experience. Requires demonstrated experience leading and/or managing strategic clinical operations. Requires strong written and oral communication skills. Must demonstrate strong decision-making and critical thinking skills along with the ability to lead change.
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