Associate Director (Center for Eating Disorders)

Location
Towson, MD
Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted
Jan 24, 2018
Closes
Feb 24, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent

Join the nationally renowned team at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt and receive top of the line training while building your career as part of our dynamic, multi-disciplinary staff!

As an Associate Director you will:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and coordination, either through appropriate delegation or directly, to the 24-hour operation of the Center for Eating Disorders (Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program). 
  • Monitor the sound fiscal management of assigned units and programs and their compliance with the requirements of licensing, regulatory, and accrediting bodies.
  • Establish and maintain a clinical environment that enables programs to meet or exceed budgeted census, is proactive and responsive to changes in patient acuity and census.
  • Make appropriate adjustments to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment of care, and foster staff training, growth, and retention.
  • Travel to other Health System locations as needed.

Requires:

  • Master's degree in Nursing or appropriate area and at least 5 years of progressively more responsible clinical care experience, including at least 3 years of management experience. BSN plus 7 years of experience will be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.
    • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) to practice in the State of Maryland at time of appointment and continuously while in position.
      • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and problem-solving skills. < >Leadership and psychiatric nursing experience strongly preferred; previous experience caring for patients diagnosed with eating disorders a plus.

        The Center for Eating Disorders is one of the nation's longest-running treatment programs for individuals with eating disorders and features expansive programming and diverse specialties. The Center's full continuum of care includes inpatient, partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs for children, adolescents and adults of all ages. 

        The Center operates within the Sheppard Pratt Health System, repeatedly named as one of the nation's Top 10 Psychiatric Hospitals by US News and World Report. Nestled in a beautifully serene location just north of Baltimore, The Center offers a specially designed and elegant setting for patients and families as they heal.

        The Center is committed to supporting and strengthening clinical education for our staff and works hard to build treatment teams committed to evidence-based treatments and compassionate care for the whole person. If you're interested in making a difference in the lives of individuals and families impacted by mental health problems and co-occurring medical complications while also developing your clinical expertise, we encourage you to apply to become a member of our team.