The House Supervisor/Manager is responsible for leading nursing practice during their shift, managing the intake and referral process during specific hours, role modeling effective and therapeutic patient care, coaching nursing staff on best practices, staff scheduling and compliance with policies and performance management. The House Supervisor/Manager promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital.
This is a supervisory position, who directly reports to the facility DON .
The House Supervisor/Manager maintains effective communication with other departments: nursing, medical staff, corporate admissions, social work and business development.
Inputs referral information into the department Excel spreadsheet (source, insurance, packet diagnosis, admit or decline)
Enters and tracks admission and referral information into HSC adding information such as patient contacts, etc. or correcting errors in dates/times
Managerial functions include but not limited to hiring, performance evaluations, scheduling and payroll functions
- Ability to project a professional image
- Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures
- Working knowledge and ability to apply professional and ethical standards of practice in job situations
- Strong organizational and analytical skills
- Must demonstrate flexibility to meet the needs of all patients
- Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (order entry, data entry)
Education and/or Experience:
- Gradudate from an accredited school of professional nursing, BSN preferred
- Previous experience in a Psychiatric health care facility or working with geriatric patients, minimum of 1 year experience required, 3 or more years preferred.
- Knowledge of hospital admissions functions, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomatology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- Registered Nurse, who is currently licensed to practice, in good standing, by the state of employment is required.
- CPR certification and de-escalation training required prior to any patient contact and must be maintained throughout employment