Nurse Supervisor (Per Diem)

Company: Hartford Healthcare ( Learn More )

General Information
US-CT-Mansfield Center
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
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Job Description Responsible for the supervision of all nursing staff and patient care activities on the assigned shift, towards the achievement of excellence in patient care. 

  • Supervise all clinical care, including use of behavioral and physical interventions, in conjunction with the in-house psychiatrist.
  • Act as a clinical resource for staff and perform direct clinical care as needed.
  • Effectively manage psychiatric, medical and facility emergencies in conjunction with the in-house psychiatrist to achieve the safest possible outcome. Monitor compliance with requirements for MD orders, face-to-face assessments and progress notes for episodes of restraint/seclusion.
  • Identify and document all special problems or risk issues and take action to resolve problems or reduce risk.
  • Assure nightshift RN rounds & high risk assessments are completed.
  • Screen, assess, triage and approve admissions in consultation with the in-house psychiatrist.
  • Monitor and protect patient rights, assuming the role of advocate as appropriate.
  • Manage nursing staffing resources so as to provide effective and safe nursing care in a cost-effective manner.
  • Assess educational needs of staff and collaborate with the Nurse Manager and Directof of Professional Education to meet those needs.
  • Act as a first line clinical back-up to PHP programs.

  • Job Requirements
    • Five (5) years of psychiatric nursing experience.¬†
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing school.
    • BSN preferred
    • Registered Nurse in the state of Connecticut.
    • CPR Certification¬†
    • Computer proficiency and keyboarding skills required.
    • Strong organizational skills required
    • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines