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Manager-Nurse LPN in Bethlehem, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bethlehem, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/27/2019

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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 or unit.

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