DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – Registered Nurse- Sign on Bonus and Relocation Assistance

DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – Registered Nurse- Sign on Bonus and Relocation Assistance

Director of Behavioral Health – Registered Nurse (RN)

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN) - Director

SPECIALTY UNIT: Behavioral Health

LOCATION: Las Cruces, NM


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Summary:

We are in search of a professional and passionate Director of Behavioral Health who will provide leadership for developing, planning, and supervising mental health services to improve quality of life for mentally ill patients. 

As the Director of Behavioral Health, you will represent our facility by answering any questions posed by patients, families, staff, government officials, or the greater public. 


  • Hire new staff, coordinate work schedules, supervise clinicians.
  • Evaluating staff performance and provide workshop training. 
  • Oversee the program development, budgets, and productivity.
  • Build and sustain quality integrated behavioral health care services.
  • Engage with local, state, and national partners to promote behavioral health access.
  • Lead training and technical assistance related to behavioral health, including organizing and delivering trainings, providing individual consultation to health centers, and supporting peer to peer learning.
  • Provide support to the team on initiatives related to behavioral health.
  • Help lead and shape policy directions for the Association’s members related to behavioral health.
  • Represent our healthcare facility in meetings with various governmental agencies, statewide advocacy groups and the public.
  • Maintain expertise in policies affecting provision of behavioral health services.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement


  • Current RN license within the State of practice.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required - Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience in Mental Health with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory/leadership position required.
  • Previous program development, budgets and productivity, and clinical experience required.
  • Must possess strong human relations and interpersonal skills.

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