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Nurse Manager for Geriatric Psych Unit
Req #: 526058
|Facility:||Mercy Hospital NW Arkansas, Northwest, AR|
|Department:||Psych Acute Adult|
The clinical nurse coordinator is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing functions, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for assigned departments of psychiatry. This position is instrumental for the overall functioning in the delivery of behavioral health care to all patients, is responsible for the clinical management of the milieu and is recognized as a member of the management team. CNM is responsible to adherence to the Hospital policies and procedures and Plans.
Education: MSN in psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing or its equivalent from a school of nursing accredited by the National League of Nursing.
Experience: Minimum of five years relevant experience in the care of the mentally ill and supervision of paraprofessional staff; assessment, planning, provision and evaluation of psychiatric nursing care to patients. Experience with medication teaching, management of the therapeutic milieu and providing mandatory and voluntary in-service training to all staff.
Licensure: Registered Nurse in Arkansas with a license in good standing
Other: Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred. Basic computer knowledge. Organizing and coordinating skills. Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community. Advanced assessment skills