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Department: Psych 3 West
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours: See Job Description
Job Details:
  • Master's Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience required
  • Provides the leadership needed to implement the vision of the Behavioral Health Department. Coordinates the delivery of patient care for inpatient behavioral health on 24-hour basis. Utilizes the nursing process for patient care and management to support the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospital. Maintains treatment activities of the department in compliance with standards of practice, department and hospital policies and procedures and regulatory standards such as JCAHO, IDPH and the Illinois Mental Health Code.

    Supports and interprets the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code and Confidentiality Act to personnel physicians, patients and appropriate others.

    Ensures staff competence through proper orientation, training, supervision and evaluation. Participates in interdepartmental planning.

    Assumes responsibility for 24-hour functioning of the unit and serves as a resource person for all unit personnel

    Maintains a staffing ratio appropriate for the current census, making such decisions in coordination with the Administrative Supervisor.

    Demonstrates competency in CPR, CPI, Restraints, medication administration, age specific assessment and are; and utilizes proper CPI and restraint methods to de-escalate and/or restrain agitated patients.

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