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Supervisor RN – Behavioral Health – PT

Req #: 5598
Division: Behavioral Health
Employment Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Hours: 6:45a-7:15p
Compensation Type: Hourly
Facility: TSP- North
Location: 1000 St Louis Ave, Fort Worth

Description: The Supervisor, Registered Nurse (RN) Psych House monitors patient care and ensures safe and efficient functioning for all units for a specific shift. This position collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe, effective, and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Typical Duties:

  1. Delivers nursing care to assigned group of patients to include education directed towards identified knowledge deficits, treatment planning, pain management and discharge planning utilizing the nursing process.
  2. Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury. Maintains safe and clean working environment ensuring compliance with procedure rules and regulations.
  3. Provides and coordinates patient care, educates patients and public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and family members.
  4. Resolves patient problems and needs by using multi-disciplinary team strategies.
  5. Anticipates deteriorating life sign patterns or equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate action.
  6. Serves as a leader by precepting and mentoring RN I, and students.
  7. Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records and directs care with regard to age and developmental stage, presenting complaint, and pertinent history.
  8. Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses. Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions.
  9. Facilitates resolution of clinical problems in collaboration with Director of Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Managers, medical staff, and other hospital departments as appropriate.
  10. Collaborates with Clinical Managers by providing data, feedback, and recommendations regarding operation, review, and adherence to the program operating and capital budgets for unit programs.
  11. Participates in the Performance Improvement activities to improve patient outcome.
  12. Coordinates incoming and outgoing transfers and demonstrates knowledge of EMTALA laws when processing patient transfers.
  13. Supports Clinical Managers in the safe and effective deployment of staff.
  14. Supports staff through mentoring and precepting and acting as a clinical resource. Participates in the employee evaluation/counseling process.
  15. Facilitates interdepartmental problem solving in complex patient care issues.
  16. Performs other related duties as assigned. #nursingfeaturedjob