Under general direction of the Executive Director, develops and evaluates the nursing program. Is accountable for administrative and clinical supervision of professional nurses involved in direct nursing care of clients.
Develops and implements health and wellness programs.
Develops and communicates service delivery plans to ensure quality healthcare
Develops and achieves an annual budget
Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations and audit related information
Ensures that staff receive and maintain required and appropriate training
Plans, coordinates and prioritizes the daily work of the RN staff to promote reliable, consistent and risk oriented care.Develops policies and procedures and ensures compliance with AYN procedures as well as state, Medicaid and Joint Commission regulatory standards.
Directly supervises assigned staff; Plans, determines priorities, schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews RN staff work product; Monitors nursing care in relation to RN standards of care and practice, conducts departmental audits, oversees all nursing documentation for accuracy, reviews medication incidents, addresses consumer and staff complaints and resolves problems.
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Nursing Diploma, AAS Nursing or Bachelors of Science in Nursing required, unencumbered RN license, a minimum 4 years employed as a RN in a Mental Health setting and 2 years of RN Supervisory experience,
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid NC or SC Driver's License, Unencumbered NC RN License or reciprocal;
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to variable lighting situations and weather conditions as RN services are provided 24hr a day, both indoors and outdoors on the PRTF campus, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.