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Manager Inpatient Behavioral Health Services

Req #:  118216
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

Position Requirements:

  • BSN
  • 5 years of leadership experience
  • Behavioral Health Experience including Rules/Regulations/Mental Health Code
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to cooperate well with others.
  • Illinois RN Licensure
  • This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups
  • They need to have knowledge regarding normal growth and development, normal patterns of adult behavior, and look for signs of normal aging. Prior experience with various age groups is preferred
  • Resiliency and flexibility to deal with a changing environment
  • Demonstrated problem~solving ability
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases. Knowledge of universal precautions is a must
  • Works within and supports a shared governance model
  • Is customer focused
  • Lifting and transporting patients is required
  • Ability to work flex hours in order to meet patient care needs
  • Ability to handle crisis situations
  • May at times come in contact with violent patients, therefore, knowledge of techniques to manage violent patients is a must. May be involved in restraining patients.

To provide clinical and administrative leadership for Inpatient Behavioral Health Services. Responsibility include managing clinical activities, day~to~day operations and long term planning for the defined psychiatric service. Provides for maximum efficiency and effective delivery of quality patient care, via a multidisciplinary team, in accordance with the Illinois Mental Health Code and other pertinent regulatory body standards.


  • Physician Engagement
  • Health Outcomes
  • Funding Our Future
  • Growth
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Associate Engagement

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago