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MANAGER - PATIENT CARE SERVICES - PSYCHIATRIC

Req #: 42866
Location: Baltimore, MD
Job Category: Management & Supervisory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Hours vary

FTE: 1.00000

Department: Nursing Psychiatric - 7030

Job Description:

Responsible for ensuring that safe, age-appropriate patient care is provided during hours of unit operation. Functions as role model, advisor, resource, and leader for other members of the patient care team. Unified by the core purpose of creating a healthier community one person at a time, the members of the Division of Patient Care Services commit themselves to sustaining a culture focused on achieving optimal patient outcomes. Each employee is obligated to deliver highly reliable care while adhering to all National Patient Safety Goals. This occurs within a learning environment that is supportive and just, where each employee is valued for their contribution to the collective safety of patients, staff, and visitors. Of equal importance is each employee's commitment to the value of teamwork in order to promote a unified and spirited workplace. This is a Nurse Manager opening for the Psychiatric Unit.

Mount Pleasant Inpatient Psychiatry is an 24-Bed adult acute care psychiatric unit, with 6 psychiatric specific medical beds. We see patients with a variety of mental illness to include: Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Depression, and Schizophrenia. Our patients are over 18 and are admitted on both a voluntary as well as involuntary basis. We have a very seasoned nursing staff, able to provide high quality care to one of the most overlooked, yet deserving patient populations in our community.
 
Requirements: Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a Bachelor's degree; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field. BSN from a CCNE accredited School of Nursing. In addition, a MSN, MS, MA, MHA or MBA is required. 5 years progressive nursing experience in specified field with preference for demonstrated progression in supervisory responsibilities. At least 3-5 years of RN psych experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification; Neonatal resuscitation program per unit guidelines; Advanced Life Support per unit guidelines; Pediatric Advanced Life Support per unit guideline; National Certification in Administration or Area of Specialty required.
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