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Behavioral Health Unit Nurse Manager

Company:
The Grey Group
Location:
Mexico, Missouri, 65265, United States
Posted:
December 02, 2016
Description:

Registered Nurse to function as Our Behavioral Health Unit Nurse Manager. We are a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation.

With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin, we include 20 hospitals, 62 outpatient care sites, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, two nursing homes, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a technology company and two Accountable Care Organizations. With more than 8,500 physicians on our medical staff and more than 34,000 employees in four states, we are one of the largest employers in every community it serves. An early adopter of the electronic health record (EHR), we are a national leader for the depth of its EHR integration.

Position Summary:

Join us in working on our brand new Behavioral Health Unit- Senior Care. This is a 20 bed unit that offers exciting opportunities for an experienced leader.

The Manager provides guidance, direction and support to the nursing personnel assigned to the unit(s). This position is responsible for supervising, organizing and implementing actions to ensure that optimal quality nursing care is provided according to policies and procedures for acute care services. This position participates in patient, family and staff education, provides leadership by working collaboratively with nursing personnel, physicians and ancillary/support departments and provides direct patient care as needed. The Manager is professionally responsible for the assessment, prescription, implementation and evaluation of patient care, is accountable for the outcome of such care and demonstrates the knowledge/skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The Manager is also responsible for the administrative and functional operations of the Health Center on a given shift.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. BSN required. MSN or Master’s Degree in related field preferred.

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, BONDING: Current Missouri license as a Registered Nurse. Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider or must obtain within 3 months of hire. ACLS preferred. Current registration for Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR) required.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in acute care setting, desirable to have 1 year experience in long-term care, case management experience helpful. Current working knowledge of nursing trends and techniques, including the Missouri Nurse Practice Act, and hospital policies and procedures.