Research Psychiatric Center,a 100-bed facility serving the Greater KansasCity area, is one of the few comprehensive inpatient behavioral health facilitiesin the metropolitan area.
Located adjacent toResearch Medical Center, the inpatient facility offers comprehensive inpatientpsychiatric services with specialty programs for adolescents, adults andseniors. This location also provides one of the region's largest premier
Partial Hospital Programs (Day Program) that serves those who may needintensive treatment but do not require around-the-clock hospitalization.
PRIMARY PURPOSE The manager is responsible for integrating their department's services with the hospitals primary functions. The manager coordinates and integrates services within their department(s) and with other departments. The manager develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
The manager recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care/service and assures the qualifications and competence of those staff members (who are not licensed independent practitioners) meet the needs of patient care and non-patient care services. The manager provides orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in their department(s).
The manager continuously assesses and improves their department's performance and maintains appropriate quality control programs. The manager recommends space and other resources needed by the department and participates in selecting outside resources needed by their department(s). The Senior Adult Unit Nurse Manager provides care for the Senior Adult population.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with either an ADN or BSN degree. BSN or
Four to six years of related experience or training in a psychiatric inpatient setting.
One to two years supervisory experience is required.
Must have one to two years experience working with acute, inpatient psychiatric patients.
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - Must hold a current license from the Missouri Board of Nursing. CPR and NVCI required upon hire or within three months of hire.