Unit(s): Adult and Geriatric Behavioral Health
Position Type: Full Time, Salaried - Exempt
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Days)
- Responsible for assisting the Director in planning, organizing, and staffing functions to ensure the effective operation of the Behavioral Medicine Department. Department includes a 13 bed adult psychiatric unit, an 8 bed geriatric psychiatric unit, an intensive outpatient substance abuse program, and a 24/7 crisis and consultation service.
- Will function in cooperation with the leadership team in developing plans, policies, and procedures to efficiently and effectively meet the objectives of providing quality care. Assumes a role as a leader in planning, directing, and managing the deparment and staff to assure quality service.
- Responsible for supervision of staff.
- The Nurse Manager is responsible for meeting Joint Commission standards, complying with all state and federal regulations, complying with corporate policy and procedures, managing supplies and equipment on the unit, promoting teamwork with physicians and all healthcare providers, promoting internal and external customer satisfaction, and for appropriate resource management.
A. Licensure/ Certification/ Registration: Current RN license in Utah, Current BLS certification
B. Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or MSN preferred.
C. Experience: 2 years clinical experience and 1 year managerial experiencepreferred.
D. Special Qualifications: Effective communication skills. Ability to work with others within a team approach to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills. Good customer service skills.