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Manager Behavioral Health Services

Req #:  111089
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related Behavioral Healthcare field
  • Illinois License for Registered Nurse or Social Work
  • 5 years of RN or Social Work experience
  • 2 years of leadership experience
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to cooperate well with others.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of universal precautions is a must.
  • Works within and supports a shared governance model.
  • 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 and the Central Access Services Departments. 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.


  1. Physician Engagement
  2. Health Outcomes
  3. Funding Our Future
  4. Growth
  5. Patient Satisfaction
  6. Associate Satisfaction

Nearest Major Market: Chicago