Manager-Nurse LPN in Calistoga, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

LPN Manager Purpose:

Manage the operations of a nursing unit clinically and administratively within the scope of an LPN or LVN license, as defined by the state and Nurse Practice Act in a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for directing care to patients, facilitating work flow, serving as a clinical resource for staff and for providing team leadership on a shift-to-shift basis in Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs) and/or non JCAHO accredited facilities.
  • Accountable for the standard of care at the facility, providing consultations and expertise in the delivery of care to patient.
  • Role 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • One or more years’ management, charge or administrative experience required.
  • Four or more years of nursing experience preferred.
  • Three or more years’ experience with patient population of the facility preferred.

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)