Patient Care Director - Psychiatry

New York, NY
Contract Type
Full Time
  Thrive at the Forefront of World-Class Psychiatric Care

Patient Care Director – Psychiatry

Feel the pride of mental health care at its best at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Ranked #1 in the nation for Adult Psychiatry by U.S.News & World Report, we give you the opportunity to shape the future of your field while partnering with two other renowned psychiatric institutes within the NewYork-Presbyterian network (the Westchester Division and Payne Whitney Clinic). It’s the kind of career that expands your professional horizons and improves the lives of countless human beings. Find out how you can Make It Possible.

Drive the cost-effective delivery of top-notch care to adult psychiatric patients, as you oversee a 24-bed unit that features a gym and therapeutic rec room. Train, supervise and evaluate a dynamic, tight-knit team of mental health professionals, including nurses, psychologists and physicians. Foster a welcoming environment where patient and employee safety is a top priority and a continued part of our daily success. Develop and manage assigned budgets. Regularly assess the performance of the unit (e.g., patient education and rounding), and identify and address opportunities for improvement.

Preferred Criteria
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Experience in psychiatry

Required Criteria
  • At least three years of clinical experience
  • A Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field (or ability to obtain within one year of your hire date)
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to build teams, instill trust, align work and drive engagement

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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