Manager Behavioral Health (Psych) Unit Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Full Time Days
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Port St. Lucie, Florida
Posted: September 02, 2017
Reference ID: 00476-4228
Manager, Behavioral Health Unit, Full-Time (1.0 FTE) / Exempt, Days
St. Lucie Medical Center
Port St. Lucie, FL
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission and designated a Top Performing Hospital. Since 1983, SLMC has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. The combined efforts of more than 350 skilled physicians and more than 800 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities in Port St. Lucie. St. Lucie Medical Center offers a full range of services that include a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, minimally-invasive techniques, digital mammography, general and vascular surgery and wound care and hyperbarics. It is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Blue Distinction Maternity Care and Blue Distinction for Hip and Knee. Additionally, SLMC is home to the only Senior-Friendly ER and Orthopedic & Spine Institute.
St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
The Manager, Behavioral Health is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care department/unit. Delivery of care to patients is based on criteria that are specific to the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of that individual, depending on age and developmental level and on competence of staff assigned to that department.
The Manager, Behavioral Health reviews patient care daily, visits patients regularly, making suggestions to improve care and becomes involved in the care of selected patients. The Manager, Behavioral Health organizes, coordinates, and facilitates patient care on her/his department/unit during all operating hours. The Manager, Behavioral Health performs delegated management duties, assigned by the Patient Care Director, which are consistent with her/his scope of nursing practice and competence. The Manager, Behavioral Health demonstrates an understanding of the budget process and staffing plan, implementing cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions. She/he participates in the interviewing, monitoring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining process. Supports the mission, vision, and values, goals and objectives of Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.
The scope and complexity of the Manager, Behavioral Health position will vary based on the number of beds/visits/procedures in the department, acuity of patients, FTEs supervised, number of different medical staff and medical staff services involved, "normal working hours" responsibility or 24/7 responsibility, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.
State of FL RN Licensure
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
3 - 5 years clinical exp. working in a Behavioral Health Unit, desired
Charge Nurse Experience preferred
Current BLS certification (American Heart Association)
CPI Certification (Crisis Prevention Intervention)
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.