HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Administrative Director of Behavioral Health in Kansas City, Missouri

Research Psychiatric Center , a 100-bed facility serving the Greater Kansas City area for more than 28 years, provides experienced physicians and clinical staff who utilize the most advanced treatment options. Research Psychiatric Center, a campus of Research Medical Center, is one of the few comprehensive inpatient behavioral health facilities in the metropolitan area. Located adjacent to Research Medical Center, the inpatient facility offers comprehensive inpatient psychiatric services with specialty programs for adolescents, adults and seniors. This location also provides one of the region’s largest premier Partial Hospital Programs (Day Program) that serves those who may need intensive treatment but do not require around-the-clock hospitalization.

Position Summary :

  • The Director of Nursing Operations, Behavioral Health oversees the day to day financial and clinical operations of all inpatient patient care areas that include a 26-bed adolescent, a 56-bed adult and a 18-bed senior unit and recommends qualified competent persons to provide care.

  • The Director of Nursing Operations, Behavioral Health demonstrates a complete understanding of productivity oversight and collaborates with Nurse Managers to provide daily management of safe and efficient staffing of all nursing units.

  • Coordinates and integrates nursing services between departments, collaborating with non-nursing departments to provide overall patient care. Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support provisions of services.

  • Collaborates with Clinical Excellence staff to ensure education of staff to policies and procedures. Supervises Nursing Management staff, including but not restricted to: Nurse Managers, Staffing Supervisors, and House Supervisors.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of all CMS, TJC and State guidelines and ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies. Provides for orientation, training, and continuing education for persons in the department.


    Minimum Requirements :

  • Education: Graduate from accredited school of nursing, Bachelor of Science degree required. Masters’ degree preferred.

  • Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Current state of Missouri RN license required. Certification in area of specialty preferred. BLS required and maintained. ACLS optional.

  • Experience: Five (5) years of current clinical nursing experience required.

  • Management Experience: Two (2) years’ experience as a Supervisor, Charge Nurse, or Clinical Manager required.

Title: RN Administrative Director of Behavioral Health

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09727-43949