UNIT SUPERVISOR - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH in Reno, NV at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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Responsibilities

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
FULL-TIME
NIGHTS
 
The Behavioral Health Nursing Unit Supervisor is responsible and accountable to the Department Director for the quality of nursing staff and the delivery of patient care during his/her shift and assists the Director in the daily operation of the respective unit(s)/department. He/she provides direct communication with the Director and/or House Supervisor of unanticipated patient care events and/or risk management activities within patient care unit(s); Utilizes nursing personnel effectively, assisting with required scheduling, staffing and assignments; Provides direction, supervision and evaluation of staff and/or staff education as necessary; Assists with performance evaluations, progressive discipline of staff and other related HR activities as needed; Assesses supplies and equipment availability, ensures their proper use and functionality and assists in the daily maintenance of par levels; Collaborates with other department managers/supervisors to ensure smooth coordination of services to patients; enhanced patient flow within the facility and efficient admission/discharge/transfer processes; Assesses patient care delivery and quality of care/documentation on a consistent basis; directs staff members to make immediate changes in the plan of care, as appropriate to ensure patient safety and adherence to regulatory guidelines, hospital policies, procedures, protocols and/or clinical pathways and notifies Department Director, House Supervisor and/or Medical Staff as appropriate utilizing the chain of command. Interviews patients/families on admission and during rounds to enhance positive patient experiences, provide comprehensive orientation to the patient care unit and increase patient/family awareness on how to access services and/or the charge nurse, if necessary. The Nursing Supervisor may perform direct patient care within scope of practice and clinical competency to ensure patient safety and patient/nurse ratios.

Qualifications

SAINT MARY'S EMPLOYEES MUST BE EMPLOYED IN THEIR CURRENT POSITION FOR A MINIMUM OF SIX MONTHS AND HAVE NO DISCIPLINE WITHIN THE PAST SIX MONTHS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
 
  • Must have current and valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Nevada.
  • Minimum of two (2) years leadership experience with Behavioral Health Care programs.
  • Must have working knowledge of mental health laws, practice standards, and continuum of care for behavioral health treatment.
  • BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
  • BVP training within 90 days of hire and annually thereafter.
    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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