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RN Weekend Supervisor - Part Time

Company: Brightwell Behavioral Health
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

RN WEEKEND SUPERVISOR - PART TIMEBrightwell Behavioral Health is dedicated to being a best practice psychiatric inpatient hospital that provides short term care and treatment to seniors with psychiatric diagnoses. Brightwell Behavioral Health provides patients with compassionate and comprehensive treatment for all their psychological, behavioral, physical and socialization needs. We are a 23-bed inpatient facility. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and free meals and drinks!The Weekend Supervisor supervises the work and services provided by the nursing staff. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing (DON) and the ADON, the Weekend Supervisor may be responsible for a variety of administrative responsibilities such as hiring and training staff, scheduling of the medical and administrative systems. Has a key role providing input to the hospital's management team in planning, policy formulation, and administrative decision making with particular reference to the role, functions, and operations of the hospital's nursing services. Is responsible for patient care, management, resources management. The Weekend Supervisor will work closely with the DON/ADON to improve the quality of patient care provided by the team.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in overseeing the clinical care provided to acute and psychiatric patients to assure that the high standard of care as determined by the hospital mission, vision and values is achieved.
  • Communicate, coordinate and provide recommendation to DON/ADON for identified patient care, personnel and/or operational concerns or issues.
  • Facilitates cooperative efforts of all disciplines as it relates to patient care.
  • Maintains established departmental policies, procedures and objectives, quality assessment and improvement programs, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Helps direct the implementation of an effective, ongoing program to measure, analyze, and improve the quality of nursing care, treatment and services.
  • Works collaboratively with DON/ADON to evaluate data and implement change to improve Quality Indicators and Quality Measures scores. Develops, implements, monitors and adapts quality measures for AH program to ensure patient/customer satisfaction and clinically appropriate treatment outcomes.
  • Maintains the standards of nursing practice within the institution.
  • Assists in assigning staff, evaluates performance, and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  • Helps to investigate and assesses new products. Assists with In-service for all new equipment and products to appropriate staff. Supports implementation of standardized equipment and procedures throughout the facility whenever possible. Assists with care and maintenance of patient care equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains and demonstrates current knowledge of techniques, guidelines and regulations. Interprets relevant laws, policies and standards for effective and accurate implementation.
  • Reviews all Incident Reports from acute units as needed for follow up.
  • Communicates key information to associates and colleagues in an effort to enhance teamwork to achieve the necessary change and adaption to the healthcare environment.
  • Helps to provide liaison with physicians to improve the clinical function and efficiency of service delivery.Requirement Education
    • BSN preferredRequirement Experience
      • years of clinical and/or managerial experience in an acute care psychiatric setting is also preferredRequirement Licensure
        • Registered Nurse in the applicable state. BLS and Crisis Prevention Intervention certifications within six months.Requirement Skills
          • Demonstrates competence to participate in interdisciplinary formulation of individual treatment plans; to give skilled nursing care and therapy; and to direct, monitor, and evaluate the nursing care furnished.
          • Excellent communication, leadership and mentoring skills.
          • Ability to implement programs, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound business operation.
          • Ability to follow all applicable policies and procedures, current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long-term care.
          • Experience with Microsoft Office programs.
          • Skilled in direct supervision of assigned staff.Working Conditions
            • The employee may be exposed to blood borne pathogens, infectious diseases, and other hazardous wastes, (i.e. Hepatitis, Aids, Tuberculosis).
            • Proper precautions will be taught and provided by the hospital.
            • Normal office environment while in the administrative office.
            • Will also be exposed to elements of wind, rain and snow with regular commuting to various hospital functions, customers, physicians' offices, and various community businesses.
            • The position requires a considerable amount of walking, stooping, pulling, lifting, feeling, hearing, and repetitive motions.
            • Ability to move quickly in response to physician and patient needs, to stand for long periods, occasional overhead and low reaching, and to exert force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, up to 20 lbs. frequently and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.
            • Patient care activities may require the ability to lift of up to 30 lbs. constantly, up to 40 lbs. occasionally and up to 100 lbs. rarely.Miscellaneous
              • Seeks guidance and remains knowledgeable of, and complies with, all applicable federal and state laws as well as regulations and hospital policies that apply to assigned duties.
              • Complies with hospital expectations regarding ethical behavior and standards of conduct.
              • Complies with federal and hospital requirements in the areas of protected health information and patient privacy.
              • Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required in the hospital's sole discretion.BBH123

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