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Nurse Supervisor - RN

Company: Creekside Behavioral Health
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Nurse Supervisor - RN - Creekside Behavioral Health - Kingsport, Tennessee*About the Job:*The Nurse Supervisor plans and supervises direct care nursing staff, assisting in managing, establishing, and fulfilling a vision and strategy for client care excellence and standards of practice in the nursing department. Responsible for oversight of the Units for coverage needs related to acuity, absences, and leave time.*Roles and Responsibilities:** Provides, delegates, coordinates and evaluates care of patient through the collaborative efforts of team members and in accordance with the nursing process and standards of care and practice. Provide general nursing care in a facility.* Assists in updating and revising the plan of care as goals/objectives are met or when the patient's condition changes.* Ensures all patients receive a comprehensive nursing assessment within eight (8) hours of admission, admitting physician orders completed and care plan initiated.* Coordinates nursing, medical and/or behavioral health care activities with all staff to ensure smooth and complete coordination of efforts during shared shift.* Performs storage, accounting for and administration of medications / medical equipment. Removes from service nonfunctioning equipment and initiates needed replacements. Consults with medical staff or pharmacist when a side-effect or error is suspected or detected.* Provides professional and administrative leadership to staff.* Performs rounds to all inpatient treatment units to provide monitoring, supervision, direction, and assistance as needed.* Schedules staff to ensure full coverage at all times and to ensure staffing is accurate according to established guidelines and unit needs.* Assures admission intake assessments are completed accurately and followed up per Hospital policy, provides referrals as needed or assists with admissions.* Participates in interviewing, orienting, mentoring, retaining, and training of staff as needed.* Documents medical, behavioral health information and nursing care.* Administers medications and maintains records in accordance with company policies and procedures.* Provides structure and maintains a therapeutic environment in collaboration with the patients and other care providers.* Coordinates with Human Resources in reviewing staff timecards for payroll pre-process to ensure accurate employee worked hours.* Ensures adequate inventory of supplies is maintained for the units and completes purchase order requests as needed.* Collects and organizes the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and the Destruction of Medication Log upon patient discharge as submitted by Nurses.* Addresses employee performance improvement issues at the time noticed and assists with any follow-up as necessary.* Assists in collection of data to develop QI reports and graphs.* May work a shift on a specific unit when all other efforts in filling the shift has been exhausted.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:* Graduation from an approved/accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.* Three or more years' experience as a RN required.* Three or more years' in behavioral health experience preferred.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:* Valid current RN license from the state or from a compact state, where applicable.* Certified in Psychiatric Nursing preferredWhy Creekside Behavioral Health?Creekside Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Creekside Behavioral Health is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Creekside Behavioral Health, Kingsport , Nurse Supervisor - RN, Healthcare , Kingsport, Tennessee

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