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RN House Supervisor - Sign on Bonus

Company: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The House Supervisor - RN facilitates delivery of high-quality, safe and effective nursing care; to assist in the operation of the nursing department according to the legal guidelines of mental health care in the State of Texas: to supervise staff activities according to the hospital's goals and philosophy; to support nursing staff in interpretation and implementation of policies, procedures and nursing standards of care. Responsible for delivering quality general/psychiatric nursing care to patients to support the hospital and program philosophy of care; to ensure the safety and well-being of each patient. Requirements+ + Supervision of patient care services: Identifies and oversees the operation of the nursing program and services necessary to meet key mental health needs of the community in keeping with the hospital's philosophy and goals; monitors, evaluates, and assists in modifying clinical services, utilizing the input and skills of the nursing staff. + Maintenance of safe and therapeutic milieu: Assumes responsibility in maintaining a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for all patients. + Working Relationships: Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with physicians and health professional affiliates, and nursing staff. + Implementation/Care of the patient: The care and treatment of the patient are rendered in a competent manner and are based on current chemical dependency and psychiatric nursing knowledge and standards; care is evaluated against the goals and plan of care and is revised periodically, as appropriate to the patient. + Continuum of Care: Facilitates the patient's access to the appropriate level of care and setting.+ + Plans and provides nursing care for patients through a systematic process of interaction with patients, the patient's significant others, and the appropriate health care providers, collects and analyzes data regarding the patient's physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, spiritual, cultural, and anticipated discharge needs.+ Ensures each patient's unique needs are identified and incorporated into a comprehensive, individualized care plan including the severity of the disease, condition, impairment/disability as important elements of the plan.+ Provides direct care to patients, which includes facilitating social and emotional needs, supervising medication schedules, evaluating patient progress and patient's access to the appropriate level of care and setting.+ Collaborate with interdisciplinary professionals to determine and provide the best possible care for patients.+ Provides social support for patients by creating and encouraging patients to take advantage of opportunities such as support groups, social activities and other therapeutic measures.+ Conducts intake assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history.+ Makes nursing diagnosis of the medical and emotional status of patients and recommends treatment options.+ Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for clients.Education and/or Licensure - ADN or BSN from an accredited college or university. Must be 21 years or older. CPR and Behavior Managing Program must be obtained within 30 days after hire. Valid Texas RN license in good standing required. Experience - A minimum of one (1) year experience of healthcare management experience preferred; experience in an inpatient mental health setting at a management level preferred. Clinical supervision and basic skills in personnel management concepts and methods; basic teaching or training skills preferred; able to understand and apply applicable standards and regulations.Additional Requirements - Must pass a medication administration exam before administering medications. Must successfully complete training including restraint and seclusion policies prior to assuming patient care responsibilities.Benefits$5,000 Sign On Bonus Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time off.

Keywords: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute, Georgetown , RN House Supervisor - Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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