Southern Hill Hospital and Medical Center
Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, behavioral health inpatient and outpatient programs for ages 55 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, OB-GYN and diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Southern Hills Hospital's advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience. This is a Full Time, Days (Rotating Weekends), Nursing Leadership position. POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all phases of nursing care provided on the program. Determines staffing requirements and material resources necessary to provide care to the patients on the program. Provides supervision of, assesses and evaluates the competence and performance of the nursing personnel. Participates in the recruitment and community education process. DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
- Demonstrates expertise in mental health promotion and maintenance of high quality, comprehensive patient care.
- Assumes responsibility for the counseling and evaluation of nursing staff in an objective, consistent and timely manner.
- Anticipates and resolves staff conflict at the program level.
- Provides direct supervision, guidance and support to nursing staff utilizing effective communication skills to address issues and seek feedback from staff.
- Schedules and maintains nursing staff assignments for 24-hour coverage on a regular basis.
- Maintains appropriate staffing patterns with the guidelines for assigned program to ensure optimum patient care and understanding FTE requirements for program and hospital.
- Works effectively with the Nursing Director and Medical Director to monitor and evaluate program standards and guidelines.
- Functions as liaison between physicians and nursing staff to ensure optimum patient care.
- Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain open working relationships with all hospital employees.
- Assists with referral development and community education activities as requested by the program leaders.
- Responsible for maintaining and upgrading knowledge in psychiatric nursing by engaging activities that enhances current knowledge.
HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes 166 hospitals and 114 outpatient centers in 20 states and England. At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. HCA Far West
As part of a strong network of hospitals throughout California and Nevada, HCA Far West is committed to supporting its healthcare professionals and ensuring their growth. Our exclusive and specialty medical services in nine hospitals and six surgical centers throughout two states, provides a full spectrum of primary, acute, tertiary and chronic care for our patients. Our specialized care areas focus on advancing the science of medicine while providing high quality, life-saving technology and patient-focused care.Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Possess a thorough knowledge of current behavioral health concepts, principles and methods of treatment.
Good communication skills a must for this position.
Possess ability to supervise other nursing staff in a healthcare setting. EDUCATION:
Possess a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing. Five years of registered psychiatric nursing, experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree. EXPERIENCE:
Prefer two years of psychiatric nursing experience as a registered nurse in the specialty area of psychiatry, one of which was in a supervisory capacity. CERTIFICATE/LICENSE:
Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in Nevada.
BLS certification required
CPI certification within 30 days of hire