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Inpatient Psychiatry Nurse Manager

Inpatient Psychiatry Nurse Manager
RN - Psyc
Cooperstown, NY
Permanent
Bassett Healthcare Network

Bassett Healthcare Network

The Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services in upstate New York.

Job Details

Description

Inpatient Psychiatry Nurse Manager

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Bassett Medical Center is a proud affiliate of the Bassett Healthcare Network, an innovative and unique health care system that connects comprehensive care and services to people living throughout a 5,600-square-mile area of Central New York.

Job Summary:
The Nurse Manager has 24-hour responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care within the defined patient care area. The Nurse Manager identifies goals and opportunities for his/her defined areas consistent with organizational goals, strategies and initiatives. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, collaboration with organizational leadership in support of the annual operating plan, hiring and retention of personnel, performance improvement activities, and participation on management team and other committees as assigned.

The Manager has a variety of department wide high-level responsibilities, including budget preparation, financial analysis, performance improvement, staff supervision and serving as the primary back up in the absence of the Assistant Nurse Manager. The Manager will have direct responsibility and oversight of the employees in their cost centers/divisions.

Essential Functions:
1. Develops and accomplishes objectives, strategies and tactics for the Acute Care Unit with special emphasis on Annual Operating Plan Objectives. Where appropriate, institutes corrective actions, including reallocating resources, reprioritizes, and/or recommends modifications to established plans.
2. Develops and maintains a departmental structure, operating procedures and core staffing to meet demands for services in collaboration with Acute Care Nursing Director.
3. Establishes and monitors operating performance standards for the department which ensure the effective day-to-day operation of the department.
4. Mentors staff to develop patient care teams that demonstrate professionalism, competency and quality.
5. Communicates and collaborates effectively with organizational leaders, external customers and agencies.
6. Ensures that all areas of the organization receive adequate advice, assistance, and service relating to patient care.
7. Evaluates, develops and maintains departmental performance improvement standards and measures in collaboration with unit leadership.
8. Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency requirements (e.g. Joint Commission) in collaboration with Acute Care Nursing Director.
9. Ensures staff compliance with annual mandatory education, unit specific competency and annual health assessment.
10. Assumes primary responsibility for hiring staff and planning/implementing corrective action plans.
11. Supervises department management staff and others within the department, develops mutually agreed upon standards of performance, appraises performance, and provides direction ensuring effective performance of department responsibilities in collaboration with the Acute Care Nursing Director.
12. Prepares annual budgets, monitors monthly expenditures and prepares variance reports.
13. Develops goals for the Nursing department and unit that are aligned with the Annual Operating plan in collaboration with the Acute Care Nursing Director.

Benefits:
Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population.
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
• Life insurance and disability protection
• Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

Requirements
Job Qualifications:
• License/Certification: Current registration as Registered Nurse in New York State. BLS certification or equivalent. NYS Driver’s License.
• Education: Graduation from a Baccalaureate Professional Nursing program is preferred.
• Experience: Minimum of 3 years in a professional healthcare setting with 2 years of supervisory experience required.
• Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: An understanding of leadership, management and solid interpersonal skills. Ability to foster interdisciplinary and collegial relationships with all levels of management, clinical providers and staff. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a matrix leadership team at all levels of interaction within a highly complex organizational structure. Ability to precept and mentor other staff members. Strong facilitation skills and teambuilding skills. MS Office skills required. Ability to manage a fast paced, demanding environment with a sound thought process and composure.
• Physical Requirements: Walking, sitting and lifting no more than 50 pounds. Working irregular hours. Pushing and pulling heavy objects. Full range of body motion including patient handling. Position requires reaching, bending, stooping and handling objects with hands and/or fingers.
Location
Cooperstown, New York 13326
Profession
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Psychiatry
Employment Type
Permanent
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