Nurse Director named at Lafayette Behavioral Health Unit

11/5/2012

Nurse Director named at Lafayette Behavioral Health Unit

Kandy Collins, MSN, APRN, CS–has been appointed as Nurse Director of the Lafayette Behavioral Health Unit, a division of Lafayette General Medical Center. Collins has nine years of experience in working as aDirector of Nursing at various Behavioral Health Units in Lakes Charles and Houston. She most recently served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana’s largest psychiatric mental-health hospital – Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System in Jackson, LA. Trained as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Collins received her Masters of Science in Nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University.


Among her duties at Lafayette Behavioral Health Unit, she is responsible for developing and implementing all policies, coordinating performance improvement initiatives, and supervising and managing all services and personnel related to direct patient care.

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