Serving as a key member of our team, the primary duties include but are not limited to:
Responsible for providing & managing professional nursing care in accordance with physician's treatment plan and utilizing appropriate judgment to make intelligent decisions to anticipate patient needs and resolve problems.
In the absence of the DON, acts on his/her behalf as department supervisor with all unit oversight and responsibilities
Responsible for effectively communicating with physicians, CEO/AOC regarding patient status.
Responsible and accountable for efficient time and resource management in accomplishing acceptable work volumes (i.e. supply cost, time management.)
Accountable for regulatory and compliance standards on the unit.
Responsible for accurate shift reports reflecting that the patient's status and needs are communicated in order of priority at the beginning and ending of each shift or patient transfer
Other administrative duties as required
Must be a Licensed RN with two years of House Supervisory experience or equivalent. Prefer two years experience in psychiatry.