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Director of Nursing - (11411)

Universal Health Services


Location:
TULSA, OK
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
11411
Universal Health Services
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Director of Nursing - (11411)

Facility Name
Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health
Location
TULSA, OK 74133 US (Primary)
Career Area
Executive
Category
Nursing Director
Job Description

::The Nurse Executive hires, supervises, and evaluates Nurses, Nursing Mental Health Techs and recreational staff.  The ANE functions as the nursing shift supervisor during the weekday shifts, and serves as Licensed Independent Practitioner during restraint, seclusion, and behavioral crisis intervention.  

Performs position specific job functions within professional nursing standards. Completes position responsibilities by following established guidelines and protocols within appropriate time frames.  Supervises LPNs, RNs, Med Techs, Shift Supervisors. Manages hiring, orientation, performance feedback, and termination of nursing services personnel. Oversees administration of medication and medical treatment in accordance with policies and physician’s orders.  Supports admissions, transfers, and discharges, and assure that relevant nursing documentation is completed in a timely manner.  Serves as Lab Manager.  Assures environment of care is maintained, oversees maintenance, ordering supplies, and risk management functions.  Oversees on-boarding process and on the job training of direct care personnel.  Assures staff receive feedback and timely evaluations.  Assures that all nurses services operate in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

 

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Job Requirements

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Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of psychiatric nursing skills, ability to assess patient physical and emotional status. Knowledge of seclusion and restraint protocols, national patient safety standards, age specific competencies, pain management, and standards established by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

  • Accurately conveys patient behavior and status verbally and in writing. Professional verbal and written skills for communicating patient status, and treatment needs to clients, families, professionals, and employees of the facility. Able to verbally adapt spoken communication to meet needs of patient.

  • Proficiency in facilitating medication education groups, and training ADL skills.Able to safely de-escalate and manage aggressive patients, to oversee seclusion and physical restraint of patients per policy. Able to handle multiple projects under deadlines with short notice.

  • Maintains professional therapeutic relationships with staff, patients, families and visitors. Able to maintain patient confidentiality.

  • Able to provide leadership and supervision of direct care staff, to delegate responsibilities, make shift assignments, and monitor performance.

     

Education/Training:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for Registered Nurse program. Prefer Masters degree.

     

    Licensure/Certification:

  • Current Oklahoma Registered Nurse licensure.

  • Current Oklahoma Driver’s License (requirement for staff on Driver’s List)

     

    Experience:

  • Prefer five years work experience in a psychiatric treatment setting with children and/or adolescents in a managerial role.

     

    Physical/General:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Physical strength necessary to implement patient behavioral crisis intervention.

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, stooping as required to assist in patient care. Able to sustain physical activity eight hours a day and remain on feet eight hours per day.

  • Hearing, vision, sensory, and emotional stability sufficient to perform essential job functions.

  • Able to deal with stressful situations and changing priorities.

  • Able to lift, carry, and lower up to 35 pounds using appropriate body mechanics.

  • Able to push patients in wheel chairs up and down hills and pursue running patients.

  • Access to reliable transportation; maintains reliable attendance record and arrives in a timely manner.

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