Director of Nursing Operations - Psychiatry

NYP/Westchester Division, White Plains, NY
Contract Type
Full Time
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Director of Nursing Operations - Psychiatry

Bring your talents to NewYork-Presbyterian, where compassionate leaders like you are helping shape the future of mental health. Ranked #4 in the nation for Psychiatry (U.S.News & World Report), we provide expertise across all psychiatric disorders. Whether managing a first episode or a chronic and unresolved complaint, our team distinguishes itself through determined and individualized diagnosis and treatment in a compassionate and caring environment.

This exciting leadership role is based at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester division, the world’s first behavioral health facility to earn Planetree Patient-Centered Hospital Designation. Set within the natural woodland beauty of Westchester County, our retreat-like campus is a healing and responsive environment designed to help enrich the lives of our patients. And with an unwavering focus on their satisfaction, we continue to build on our success as a leading center for behavioral health.

As a Director of Nursing, you will be responsible for driving the delivery of high-quality psychiatric nursing services, you’ll work closely with other key leaders throughout the organization to focus on efforts improving the patient experience, and you will lead clinical quality assurance efforts. With supervision of operations and an amazing staff, you’ll have the opportunity to promote an environment that fosters shared governance, continuous research and performance at the highest level. Contribute to our progressive environment – and take on an opportunity for you to make tomorrow better for countless human beings.

Preferred Criteria
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center approved National Board Certification

Required Criteria
  • Master’s Degree (either Master’s or Bachelor’s must be in Nursing)
  • Current New York State RN licensure (or eligibility to obtain)
  • At least 5 years of acute care, behavorial health/psychiatry nursing experience
  • Demonstrated strong leadership experience at a Manager or Director level, with the ability to drive and engage a high functioning team

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.


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