Nurse Manager in Midvale, UT at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ABOUT HIGHLAND RIDGE HOSPITAL:  We provide inpatient treatment in the heart of Salt Lake Valley to people experiencing psychiatric and chemical dependency crises. Lately, there has been an alarming increase in depression, anxiety and substance abuse among our friends and neighbors. As the demand for mental health and chemical dependency services increases across the country, we are expanding to meet the needs of our fellow Utahans. We are looking for passionate patient advocates like you!  Come grow with us!

JOB SUMMARY: Assist the DON with directing, planning, coordinating, monitoring and supervising the effective and efficient use of the operations of nursing for assigned units. Oversees the delivery of behavioral health/nursing services in a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary treatment teams, other departments and administration to ensure that all residents’ physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve customer complaints.
  • Anticipate and effectively manage changes in census and acuity and allocates nursing resources based on measurement of patient acuity/care needed.
  • Models expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety.
  • Serve as a clinical and service resource to nursing staff and other staff as assigned.
  • Manage the activities of staff, coordinating safe and appropriate care between departments and disciplines.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures for the facility.
  • Prepare reports to inform management of the status and implementation of programs, services and quality initiatives of the unit.
  • Provide staff management to include hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.
  • Provide direct care as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Four or more years of nursing experience required.
  • One or more years’ experience in behavioral health preferred.
  • One or more years’ leadership or management experience required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current RN license in the state of Utah.
  • CPR certification required.

AVAILABLE BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401k, and Paid Time Off.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)