Charge Nurse (RN) - NOC in San Jose, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

BENEFITS:

San Jose Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate with shift differential available
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborate with others to ensure that all patients’ physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental, and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges, and works to resolve customer complaints.
  • Role models expectations related to customer service and demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety
  • Provide direct care for patients as well as monitor and coordinate other nurses and members of the staff on the daily medical or behavioral health care activities of the unit.
  • Schedule staff to ensure full coverage at all times and to ensure the effective application of services.
  • Lead, guide, and train employees performing work.
  • Oversee and provide direct nursing evaluation, consultation, and other related care to patients as required.
  • Coordinate services and maintain communication with other departments or staff as required.
  • Oversee quality assurance activities and compliance with operational standards, participate in program development, development or implementation of operating policy and procedure and promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices as requested.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, case managers, coworkers, and others in an effective manner.
  • Complete and maintain required documentation.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Two or more years’ experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) required.
  • Two or more years’ in behavioral health experience preferred.
  • One or more years’ supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred.

 LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license within the state where the facility is providing service.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.


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)