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Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 12:05 AM


Bingham Memorial Hospital

Blackfoot, ID

Positions Available

Full Time

Contact Information

Tara Preston

(208) 785-3841 (Phone)

(208) 785-3842 (Fax)

Great Healthcare Programs Start with Great People.

And we’re looking for an exceptional Director of Nursing in Gero-Psych

Who we are:
Bingham Memorial Hospital is a state-of-the art, non-profit, critical access hospital located in Blackfoot, Idaho. We are unique among regional hospitals because we are a forward-thinking healthcare network that employs nearly 800 people throughout Eastern Idaho, with a world-class medical team of more than 150 specialists.

Who we are looking for:

To meet the growing medical needs in our region, we are in the process of creating a geropsychiatry program, and WE NEED YOU. We are looking for someone who is inspired and driven to help build our geropsychiatry program, which will be dedicated to treating the unique mental health needs of older adults throughout Eastern Idaho.

We are seeking an exceptional Director of Nursing in Gero-Psych to help push the boundaries of geriatric care in Eastern Idaho. The Director of Nursing is a natural generator of ideas who is passionate about helping people. Besides being caring and compassionate, you will be responsible for developing and running a top-notch program focused on the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders in the elderly and improvement of psychiatric care for healthy and ill elderly patients.

To be considered for this role, you must have a master’s degree in psych or mental health nursing and be licensed in the state of Idaho as a Registered Nurse


What you’ll do:

Plan, organize, develop, and direct the day-to-day functions of our psychiatric department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility.
Work to build the program for initial survey/certification.
Resolve patient complaints.
Honestly evaluate employee performance.
Monitor patient care for quality.
Understand and support core measures.
Collaborate with CNO and House Supervisors to develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services.
Work with knowledge of staffing matrices.
Oversee relevant staff (RN, LPN, CNA).
Develop and implement budgets.
Represent staff to upper management.
The Director of Nursing in Gero-Psych may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director and/or the Chief Nursing Officer, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times as well as the maximum effectiveness of all ideas and executions.


What you’ll need:

Master’s degree in psych or mental health nursing (or be qualified by education and experience in the care of the mentally ill).
Must be licensed in the state of Idaho as a Registered Nurse.
Minimum of at least two years Psychiatric Nursing experience.
BLS mandatory; ACLS, PALS, AWONN, NRP desirable.
Ability to direct teams.
Excellent communication skills.
What we offer:

Extremely competitive compensation package.
Student loan repayment.
Sign-on bonus.
CME reimbursement.
Full benefits package, includes medical, dental, and 401-K retirement options.
Generous relocation package.
Eastern Idaho is breathtaking
We know that where you live is just as important as where you work. At Bingham Memorial Hospital, we embrace, respect, and serve our patients. We also place a premium on family- and work-life balance. Fulfill your dreams by living in the heart of the Rockies, where you will enjoy the highest quality of life anywhere.

From world-class fly fishing, hiking, skiing, biking, and camping, East Idaho abounds with exciting opportunities. Make a difference in people’s lives and enjoy the many benefits of living and working where the rest of the world vacations—Yellowstone National Park, the Grand

Tetons, Sun Valley, and Jackson Hole (to name only a few) are here waiting for you.

Contact us
For more information on this exciting opportunity to build a geropsychiatry program from the ground up, please contact: Tara Preston by phone at: (208) 785-3841 or by email:

For additional information on Bingham Memorial Hospital, visit our website at:

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