Lebanon VA is a small rural town with a population of about 3500. The closest urban center is Roanoke VA - 2.5 hours NE. Candidates with ties to the area would be ideal but barring that... someone who loves rural living is needed.
- 5+ to 7 years of experience
- Management Experience Required
- Relocation Assistance Available to Ideal Candidate
- Interview Travel Cost Reimbursed
- Generous Salary to Qualified Candidate
We are looking for a "hands on" experienced Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Manager. Adult/Geriatric psych experience preferred. The Clinical Nurse Manager is a professional
caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing functions, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. for assigned departments of psychiatry. This position
is instrumental for the overall functioning in the delivery of behavioral health care to all patients, is responsible for the clinical management of the milieu and is
recognized as a member of the management team. The Clinical Nurse Manager is responsible to adherence to the Hospital Policies and Procedures & Plans.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Particular skill in assessment, considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practice, staffing, budgeting, personnel management, regulatory requirements and medical documentation; ability to mobilize and coordinate resources effectively. Knowledgeable about age specific needs of geriatric and adult populations likely to be served by the program. Knowledgeable and skilled in a wide variety of Behavioral Health theories, modalities, assessments, planning and intervention.
Must be Michigan RN licensed
MUST have a MSN in psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing from an accredited school
Ability to effectively assess, plan and implement therapeutic nursing services in a multidisciplinary setting
Minimum of Five Years (5 yrs) relevant experience in the care of the mentally ill and supervision of paraprofessional staff; assessment, planning, provision and
evaluation of psychiatric nursing care to patients.
Experience with medication teaching, management of the therapeutic milieu and providing mandatory and voluntary in-service training to all staff.