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Director of Nursing — RN - Behavioral Health

St. Luke's Roosevelt
Mount Sinai Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/20/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 1/24/2015
NY - New York (All) - New York Referral - n/a -    


The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to our local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is acclaimed internationally for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. The Mount Sinai Health System was created from the combination of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, which both agreed unanimously to combine the two entities in July 2013.


Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals are seeking Director of Nursing — Behavioral Health

In this highly visible role, you will be responsible to direct the nursing operations of the Psychiatric Inpatient Units, CPEP and Addiction Institute. You will be charged with improving patient satisfaction scores by building and maintaining a patient-centered model of care, and all clinical, cultural, and administrative functions that come along with it. Your excellent people skills, organizational ability and talent for communication will serve you well, as you lead your staff and build relationships with physicians and other hospital employees.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and Master’s degree in nursing or a related field.
  • Current NYS RN licensure with a minimum of 10 years of progressive acute care hospital experience managing complex departments.
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of participative management, along with the ability to develop and implement Shared Governance Council Structure and to develop and manage complex budgets.
  • Behavioral Health (Psych) clinical experience is required. 


We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most skilled and caring professionals for our patients. We do this by investing in our employees, offering them a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage, 403 (b) retirement and tuition reimbursement programs, and much, much more. 

We have also made it a priority to develop diversity initiatives that encourage a welcoming workplace environment. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our associates feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background or sexual orientation