Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) Day Shift House Supervisor in Tukwila, WA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/13/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for day-to-day oversite of nursing operations of the facility and ensures staffing is adequate to provide care. When scheduled, 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.


  • As needed, collaborates 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, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints.
  • Enforce and interpret policies for the delivery of patient and resident care.
  • Ensure proper staffing for each unit, keeping staff ratio, appropriate staffing for patient care needs/acuity, covering call-offs and vacation time.
  • Ensure chart checks are completed, seclusion/restraint log is up to date and nursing assessments are completed, as well as MAR’s and report sheets are kept accurate and up to date.
  • Rounds are completed at the beginning of shift and perform random audits.
  • Assist DON to make sure all staff are oriented and competent to perform required duties. May include coaching staff.
  • Assist DON by ensuring facility compliance with professional, regulatory and governmental standards.
  • Role models expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety
  • Ensure the effective delivery of competent, compassionate and safe care by monitoring and evaluating patient care processes and outcomes on the patient care units.
  • Coordinate all care rendered to patients, including physician orders and diagnostic information, and ensure consultations are ordered.
  • Document medical, behavioral health information and nursing care.
  • Administer medications and maintain records in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assist in updating and revising the plan of care as goals/objectives are met or when the patient's condition changes.
  • Prioritize tasks and delegate staff to ensure quality patient care.
  • Leader on shift for all admissions and discharges, as well as informing physician of changes in the patient’s conditions. Adjust staffing accordingly.
  • Utilize administrator-on-call for situations that require additional attention.
  • Provide direct care as needed.


  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing required. Those who have enrolled in BSN program with graduation expected within 18 months of hire may be considered.
  • Three or more years’ experience in nursing practice required.
  • One or more years’ experience in med/surg nursing preferred.
  • One or more years’ experience in a behavioral health setting preferred
  • One or more years’ experience in a supervisory or charge position preferred.


  • 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.


Compensation for roles at Cascade Behavioral Health varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Cascade Behavioral Health provides a reasonable hourly range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Washington as set forth below.

Role Location: Washington State

Calculated Hourly Range for role: $47.07 - $72.97 per hr