Yale-New Haven Health Guilford , CT 06437
Posted 2 weeks ago
Overview To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Manager is responsible for maintaining the quality and development of clinical mental health services, assessing and meeting the community health needs and optimizing the practice of nursing care delivery to the community. EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Performs all duties in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, as well as with the YNHHS code of ethics and policies and procedures at all times.
Regular attendance is an essential job function of this position. 2. Participates in development of agency objectives, standards of care, and clinical policies and procedures for the department. 3. In conjunction with the Assistant Psych Manager, supervises psychiatric home nursing services and evaluates patient care provided by staff under his/her direction to ensure standards of practice are maintained. 4.
Oversees new patient assignments and ongoing schedules. Collaborates with Assistant Manager and staff on ensuring appropriateness of clients for home care. 5. Directly evaluates the clinical competence of nursing personnel. 6.
Oversees the appropriateness of clinical documentation to ensure it meets all requirements. 7. Facilitates case management and coordination of services. 8. Incorporates Agency strategic initiatives within the department. 9.
Promotes learning and professional growth of staff by providing orientation and ongoing feedback, ensuring availability of educational programs, and performing annual competency evaluations. 10. Responsible for maintaining appropriate staffing levels and for recruitment and staff selection. 11. Collaborates with the sales team and marketing department to promote new referrals and participate in sales calls. 12.
Manages department budget in line with YNHHS and department goals. 13. Collaborates with system finance staff regarding patient insurance eligibility. 14. Works with patients and other mental health support agencies regarding patient?s needs, safety and insurance issues. 15.
Promotes the mental health program to internal and external customers 16. Collaborates with other departments to promote smooth processes. 17. Performs other job duties as required Qualifications EDUCATION:
Masters degree from a program approved by the National League for Nursing or the American Public Health Association with a minimum of one (1) year full-time clinical experience in a home health agency or related community health program which included care of the sick at home. One (1) year full time inpatient psychiatric experience preferable or a baccalaureate degree in nursing and minimum three (3) years of full-time clinical experience in nursing, at least one (1) of which was in a home health agency or community health program which included care of the sick at home. Minimum one (1) year full time inpatient psychiatric nursing experience.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3-5 years experience in behavioral health. Minimum of 3 years managerial experience in a healthcare setting. LICENSURE: Registered nurse with active valid license in State of Connecticut SPECIAL SKILLS:
Excellent clinical knowledge and skills in both medical surgical and behavioral health. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Creative and highly motivated problem solver PHYSICAL DEMAND:
The physical demands of this position range from sedentary to light; i.e., constant handling or carrying of 10 pounds or less,walking and carrying at self pace. Handling is performed on a constant basis. Sitting, standing, walking and bending are performed on a frequent basis and carrying is performed on a regular basis.
The highest physical demands in this position include the moving, lifting and carrying of files, charts and other documentation, all of which involve handling loads up to 10 pounds on a regular basis;and carrying or moving loads up to 20 pounds are performed on an occasional basis. YNHHS Requisition ID 50019
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