CNO Chief Nursing Officer San Jose Behavioral Health in San Jose, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description


Looking to make a difference? San Jose Behavioral Health is looking for an energetic nurse executive who has a passion for mental health and who wants to lead and be part of a high caliber team! 

On The Horizon

San Jose Behavioral Health is a well-oiled machine that is well respected in the community with a lot of opportunity to lead community efforts in mental health services. Very shortly, we will be expanding our services to include outpatient services (PHP and IOP). We are projecting to break ground in Q2 of this year on a two-phase addition of 88 beds and a 10 recliner crisis stabilization unit.

How We Help

As a leading provider of mental health treatment in Silicon Valley, San Jose Behavioral Health Hospital offers you the resources and support needed to become well again. We supply world-class inpatient services to treat a wide range of behavioral health and co-occurring medical concerns. In choosing to come to our hospital for treatment, you can benefit from our staff’s knowledge, experience, and dedication to helping you improve your life.

  • Plan, direct and coordinate nursing services.
  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of all nursing personnel.
  • Provide clinical leadership, strategic and long term goals for the nursing staff.
  • Determine, assign and assess performance objectives for nursing department.
  • Organize, coordinate, develop and review policies, procedures and nursing protocols to meet all regulatory, compliance and quality care standards.
  • Responsible for the quality of care, operational and financial efficiency of the nursing department.
  • Lead and develop the nursing staff within the facility, providing performance goals, feedback and development opportunities.
  • Develop and oversee function/departmental budget and reporting.
  • Direct and conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Provide direct care as needed.

Going the Extra Mile for Our Patients

  • Regularly makes rounds and interacts with patients to ensure patient satisfaction ** This is a must for this role**
  • Maintains a current knowledge of healthcare industry trends and changes and ensures facility is prepared and compliant.
  • Works as a partner with the CEO and ensures that there is an open line of communication and positive interaction

Job Requirements

  • Must be a registered nurse. Master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing preferred, or the equivalent, from a school of nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing, or qualified by education and experience in the care of the mentally ill.
  • Minimum of 3 years psychiatric/behavioral health experience with one to two years progressive managerial experience.


  • Current RN license within the state of Californian.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.

What We Truly Value 

  • Passion for helping others
  • Positive 'Can Do' attitude 
  • Pride in the quality of your work
  • Inclusive Leadership style
  • Honesty and integrity  

What We Provide to You: Benefits!!

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K and 401K match
  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Personal days and sick time.