Prime Healthcare

Director of Behavioral Health Unit

Facility East Liverpool City Hospital
US-OH-East Liverpool
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type


Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! East Liverpool City Hospital, a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.


East Liverpool City Hospital is an award-winning community hospital proudly serving residents of the tristate region since 1905. With 152 licensed beds and more than 500 employees, the hospital averages 31,000 Emergency Department visits annually. East Liverpool's medical staff is comprised of more than 160 physicians with an additional 21 resident physicians completing their training in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. The hospital provides 24/7 emergency services, general surgery, medical stabilization for substance abuse, behavioral health for adults over the age of 55, and remains the ONLY cardiac rehabilitation program in Columbiana County. For more information, visit


Our Director of Behavioral Health duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care
  • develops and implements programmatic plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations
  • supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the Behavioral Health program(s)effectively utilizes employee resources, time responsibilities for the unit
  • directly accountable to the CNO/Administrator/CEO
  • communicates with staff, physicians and administration, both written and verbally
  • develops and administers comprehensive Behavioral Health Programing that responds to the patient demographic needs and support the organization’s overall mission, philosophy, and goals
  • integrates the Behavioral Health services into the continuum of care, as appropriate, to the facility needs
  • provides leadership, direction and clinical supervision in accordance with the organizational and departmental goals and objectives



Education and Work Experience

  • must have a current and valid Registered Nurse Ohio state licensure
  • Master's Degree, preferred, in psychiatric or mental health nursing with minimum 4 years post graduate experience in psychiatric nursing, providing care to patients who suffer from mental illness, inpatient or outpatient, (excluding long term care)
  • Bachelors’ Degree, required, in psychiatric or mental health nursing with minimum 4 years post graduate experience in psychiatric nursing providing care patients who suffer from mental illness inpatient or outpatient, (excluding long term care)
  • minimum of two (2) years management/supervisory experience with Behavioral Health Treatment Program, preferred
  • BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current
  • Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintain current
  • must have working knowledge of mental health laws and practice standards
  • must have knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health treatment
  • must have excellent verbal, written, and management skills 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law:





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