RN Charge Nurse - Adult Psychiatric Care

Employer
Location
Portland Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/11/2021
Closes
3/11/2021
Specialty
Behavioral Health, Managerial, Psychiatric
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
  Overview

The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

Unity Center for Behavioral Health is a 24-hour behavioral and mental health services center located in the greater Portland metropolitan area. We provide immediate psychiatric care and a path to recovery for people experiencing a mental health crisis.

Unit 5 is an adult acute inpatient program, provides a locked unit within Unity Center for Behavioral Health. This Unit has a total of 24 beds for high acuity adults.

Responsibilities

The RN Charge Nurse is accountable for the direct coordination and supervision of unit operations. Serves as a role model and resource for patient care. Provides leadership and promotes team-building among staff. Facilitates communication between staff, physicians, management and all other customers. Is responsible for effective implementation of policies, procedures and standards.

Qualifications

Education: Academic degree in nursing (BSN or MSN/MN) required.  Internal candidates may be considered with verification of a BSN or MSN/MN in progress, to be completed prior to 12/31/2021.

Experience: One year of relevant clinical experience at proficient to expert level of practice required. Demonstrated knowledge of operations, including staffing and scheduling, budget management, workflow planning, performance management and staff development.

Hire on bonus and relocation assistance provided for RN's with one year of behavioral health experience. 

Skills: Ability to manage a broad span of control through implementation of a self-directed team approach. Strong communication and leadership skills, and a willingness to lead by example. Must meet requirements of RN Staff Nurse Job Description and performs duties in any clinical capacity as needed. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Licensure

Current applicable state RN license required and AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.

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