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

Date Posted: 4/30/2020

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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.

Assist the DON/CNO 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. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

OTHER 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.
  • Role models expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety.
  • 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.
  • 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 staff management to include hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.
  • 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 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 as required by state.
  • 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.

ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

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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