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SSM Health Director, RN - Behavioral Health in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Looking for an opportunity where patients come first and you are valued as a team member? This position will lead a team of managers at our south campus located at SW 59th and Penn in OKC. This campus cares for geriatric, adult and our Positive Outcomes patients. As a Director, you will be a vital member of the care team for our patients, assessing and evaluating their condition, while providing compassion and comfort. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.

Provides administrative support to the Regional CNO for planning, organizing, budgeting and directing of specialty service line assigned within the region. Responsible for guiding nursing and other clinical practice as directed; for alignment of quality initiatives; and analysis of clinical outcomes for nurse sensitive indicators and identified key performance indicators.


  • Accountable and responsible for departments within the region as assigned. Achieves outcomes on assigned units to include satisfaction, quality, financial and safety.

  • Coordinates assignment of personnel in collaboration with managers to areas consistent with their qualifications and maintains accountability.

  • Problem resolution in conjunction with the Regional CNO.

  • Oversight of schedules for assigned departments.

  • Plans, implements, and supports budget decisions. Utilizes personnel and supplies consistently within budgetary guidelines. Proactively plans workforce needs in collaboration with Managers.

  • Oversight of workflow process for effective patient throughput within the ministry and regionally.

  • Maintains appropriate personnel and departmental records.

  • Demonstrates the ability to analyze situations, consider alternatives, formulate and implements solutions, and evaluate results.

  • Evaluates staff in accordance with organization performance appraisal program.

  • Collaborates with Ministry Leadership Team to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model.

  • Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree


  • Five years' registered nurse experience, with three years' in leadership

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