Greenleaf Center: RN Nurse-Manager Days in Valdosta, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

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Job Description

BENEFITS

Our organization provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include the following:

          • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
          • Prescription drug coverage
          • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
          • Employee assistance program (EAP)
          • Basic life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) coverage


DAY SHIFT: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM 12 HOUR SHIFT. As a RN NURSE-MANAGER at this premier facility, which is part of the nation’s leading behavioral healthcare network, Acadia Healthcare, you will play an essential role in our organization. You will also make a vital contribution to the health and well-being of individuals in crisis and their loved ones.

Our facility provides comprehensive care within a safe, structured, and highly supportive environment. We have earned a national reputation both for clinical excellence and an unwavering commitment to superior customer service. Your contributions in this position will ensure that we maintain the highest standards and retain our position as a recognized leader in the behavioral healthcare space.

As a RN Nurse-Manager, you’ll work closely with staff and each person who is entrusted to our care. For these individuals, you’ll be a valued source of both medical care and compassionate support. You will also be relied on by the other members of our treatment teams for documentation, information, and insights related to the continued progress of the individuals who are healing with us.

This is a challenging, dynamic, and extremely rewarding position. While serving as a RN Nurse-Manager with us, you will have the opportunity to enhance your current skill set, develop new capabilities, assume greater responsibilities, and become a recognized leader in your field.

Perhaps most importantly, every day that you are with us, you will know that your efforts are directly improving the lives of individuals and families in crisis.

If you’re ready to join a high-functioning team that is providing essential service within a dynamic and challenging field, contact us today.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The RN Nurse-Manager is the mid-level Nursing leader and has 24 hour accountability and responsibility for direct care on assigned units.  The RN Nurse-Manager provides a critical link between the administrative strategic plan and the point of care and is responsible for creating safe and healthy environments that support the work of the health care team and contribute to patient engagement. The role is influential in creating a professional environment and fostering a culture where interdisciplinary team members are able to contribute to optimal patient outcomes and grow professionally.

The RN Nurse-Manager Competencies are based on the Nurse Manager Learning Domain Framework developed through the work of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Theses competencies capture the skills, knowledge and abilities that guide the practice of the Nurse-Manager. The successful RN Nurse-Manager needs to develop expertise in all three areas.

JOB SUMMARY: The RN Nurse-Manager assumes a supportive and active role in the day-today management of the Nursing Staff on their Units, and works with the Nursing Supervisors to ensure the success of all Patient Care Nursing Service Clinical Operations. Among the responsibilities is the role of communications liaison for the staff and Director of Nursing, serving as a role model and resource person, monitoring the quality of care delivered, and assuming managerial duties as delegated by the Director of Nursing, and assumes managerial responsibilities and Special Projects delegated by the Director of Nursing, and also assumes the role and responsibility of supporting and providing ongoing education to Nursing staff working on the units to assure high quality of care to all persons receiving facility services. Additionally, the role will assume a supportive and active role with instructing staff on the complete and accurate way to document patient care, assisting other members of the Patient Care team in the execution of the treatment plans when caring for the patient, working with the ADON to see that patient care supplies are ordered and that adequate par levels are maintained. The RN Nurse-Manager assists with new employee orientation, communicating with the ADON to assist with transportations, and assisting Nursing staff with admission and discharge processes.

The RN Nurse-Manager assists with training throughout the facility for annual nursing competencies as well as new hire nursing orientations. This includes, but is not limited to Nursing department orientation, Unit Orientation, waived testing, annual training and yearly nursing competencies. The RN Nurse-Manager serves as a Nursing Leader for Nursing Staff Treatment Planning and Treatment Plan updates, for Falls Assessment/Post-Falls Assessments, and meeting facilitator with staff meetings. The Nurse Manager assist the Director of Nursing in preparing required reports. This includes, but is not limited to survey readiness by maintaining quality and compliance with standards and regulations that relate to Nursing.

The RN Nurse-Manager Manager serves as a role model and resource person, and assists in monitoring the quality of care delivered. In cooperation with the ADON, ensures that Nursing Staff are scheduled and staffing is addressed. This may include: assisting with calling staff when call-outs occur, and assisting with relieving staff for meal breaks if needed.

Other Duties and Tasks:

Accountable for the standard of care at the facility, providing consultations and expertise in the delivery of care to patient.

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.

Manage and evaluate work activities of nursing, technical, clerical, service or maintenance staff for the unit, work group and other facility staff as directed.

Analyze information/situation to choose the best solution(s) to solve problems.

Responsible for recruitment, hiring and training of new staff.

Identify the educational needs of others and develop educational or training programs.

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.

Perform administrative or managerial functions such as planning budgets and authorizing expenditures.

Provide direct care as needed.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Four or more years of nursing experience and previous experience with patient population of the facility is preferred. Minimum one or more years’ management, charge or administrative experience required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

Current RN license as required by state. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any person based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, or gender



        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)

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