Mental Health Nurse Manager

Location: Fairfield, IA

TITLE: Nurse Manager Behavioral Health

LOCATION: Fairfield, IA

Are you interested in working in a facility that promotes work/life balance and treats you like family rather than just an employee?

Live in a community along the Banks of the Des Moines river, within an hour to an hour and a half of Des Moines and Iowa City.

Enjoy a great place to live with a lower cost of living. The local economy thrives on agriculture, livestock, machinery, healthcare, higher education, and financial services.

Experience the vibrancy of a community tailored to meet everyone's needs, all within a town of 25,000 residents.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is required.
  • 3 years of previous behavioral experience preferred, along with a few years of management experience in an acute care setting.
  • Must hold a current RN License in Iowa and possess current BLS certification. Psychiatric Nurse Certification is preferred.

Hours and compensation:

  • Full-time position
  • Compensation range: $75K-$105K
  • Full benefit package offered, including relocation assistance and sign-on bonus


  • Provide clinical and administrative leadership and expertise within the Behavioral Health Unit, under the guidance of the Behavioral Health Director.
  • Implement the organization's vision, mission, plans, and nursing service standards.
  • Plan, organize, and administer clinical services, including staffing, training, development, communication, and documentation.
  • Maintain quality patient care standards and provide advice to medical staff, department heads, and the administrator regarding clinical services in the area.
  • Ensure consistent leadership from a trained and experienced psychiatric/mental health Registered Nurse (RN) within the Behavioral Health Unit.
  • Collaborate closely with the Behavioral Health Director and Behavioral Health Medical Director to ensure safe delivery of services and compliance with regulatory statutes.

Additional information:

  • Facility has over 200 beds. Position reports to the CNO.
  • Seeking a team player with excellent communication skills to join an outstanding department.
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