Located on 14.5 park-like acres, Kahi Mohala's 88-bed facility is Hawaii's only private, freestanding psychiatric hospital. Kahi Mohala provides comprehensive behavioral health services for adults, adolescents and children experiencing problems with psychiatric disorders, alcohol and drug abuse, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, emotional disturbances and work of family relationship challenges. The buildings and grounds offer a complete residential environment with an emphasis on patient safety and security.
The Director of Nursing has oversight responsibility for all nursing services in the organization. These include those at the inpatient facility, partial hospitalization program sites, and clinics. The Director of Nursing also holds line responsibility for Infection Control, Pharmacy, Clinical Nutrition, Call Center and nursing inservice education. The Director of Nursing serves as clinical liaison with laboratory, radiology, and emergency medical services contracted by the organization. As a member of senior management, the Director of Nursing participates in strategic planning and implementation of the organization’s mission.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Hawaii with a Master’s degree in Nursing, Business or related field. Masters level education may be substituted with a Bachelor’s level degree with significant management of work experience with progressively responsible administrative responsibilities.
Prior experience as a Director of Nursing is preferred. Prior experience demonstrating effective management skills, knowledge of hospital organization and administration, agency standards, compliance with laws applicable to hospital operations is required. The proven ability to manage and develop subordinate staff and provide administrative direction in support of innovations and program changes in subordinate departments required. Experience as head of hospital departments acceptable.
Knowledge of health care operations and health care administration is required, as well as a thorough knowledge of regulations affecting the delivery of psychiatric health care. A working knowledge of all hospital departments with a special knowledge in finance, planning, marketing, physician relations, personnel / human resources management, and nursing is required. A thorough knowledge of regulations affecting health care delivery is required.
Must have excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Must have well-developed problem identification, problem resolution, analytical, persuasion and negotiation skills. Must exhibit leadership skills, and the ability to initiate and maintain clear communication. Must be flexible and adapt to constantly changing situations. Must have demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail, follow up, and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects. Must have experience and knowledge of computer software for word processing, data management, patient acuity systems, etc.
Kahi Mohala Hospital, Hawaii
All Candidate Applications Accepted
8 Hour Shift
Hours Per 2wk Pay Period
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