Company: The University of Vermont Health Network - Champla
Posted on: July 22, 2021
has the authority, responsibility and accountability for the
overall operations and patient care provided in a clinical area
24/7. This individual displays competence in the 5 core health care
competencies of interdisciplinary team work, quality improvement,
evidence-based practice, patient-focused care, and informatics.
Responsibilities include organizational planning, compliance with
regulatory standards, fiscal management, setting and maintaining
standards of nursing care and practice, coordinating services, and
providing for the professional growth of the staff. The Director of
Adult Inpatient Psychiatry oversees an 18-bed Adult Psychiatry Unit
which is considered a short-term acute care unit. They are
highly relational with a focus on creating positive interactions
with both patients and employees through promotion of teamwork and
Team Work/Communication and Relationship
communication (i.e. Written, public speaking). Disseminates
information in a clear, transparent Way allowing continual
feedback. Has the ability to facilitate groups and engage diverse
groups in decision making.
productively and encourages the full participation of all team
members by making maximum use of the group’s diversity.
credibility and effective relationships with the Medical staff,
Ancillary personnel, Bargaining unions and community
Serves as a
resource internally and in the community, positively representing
the health care profession and organization.
communicates management standards to staff to achieve understanding
members to the CVPH team by promoting a strong mission and vision
of the organization and department, Responsible tor the clinical
Practice/Knowledge of the Health Care
knowledge of current nursing practice ensuring compliance with
standards of care and practice, State Nurse Practice Act,
State/Federal Regulations and Professional Association (i.e. State
Nurse Practice Act, State/Federal regulations and Professional
managers/staff who has direct line responsibility in the
development of departmental goals and objectives. Collaborates in
establishing priorities and plans for implementation. Monitors
progress and holds managers/staff accountable for accomplishments
of the goals in the agreed timeframes.
managers to evaluate and serve as a change agents assuring
appropriate patient care delivery systems models of care and work
applies knowledge of healthcare economies and policy, participates
in political legislation when applicable to promote Mental Health
awareness in the community.
Serves as a
resource to managers/staff in the planning development,
implementation and evaluation of new programs utilizing
evidence-based and best practices. Conducts the necessary research
for such program development utilizing current literature, site
visits, and other appropriate resources.
collaboratively with Human Resources and departments to
continuously evaluate and improve the orientation and continuing
education programs for patient service personnel.
Assists in the
recruitment and retention efforts of the Nursing Division and the
department’s operational and capital budgets.
on the effective application of informatics resources for patient
care, processes and data.
monitors department staffing plan and uses resources cost
Participates in the education and staff concerning financial
implications of patient care decisions.
service excellence in all work with always putting patient care
research findings for the establishment of standards, practices and
patient care models in the organization.
development and implementation of organization wide patient safety
and quality programs.
organizational and departmental /unit quality improvement goals and
implements and evaluates a performance improvement program which
incorporates clinical Data, service excellence, quality improvement
and risk management.
attorneys concerning legal status and court cases.
submit transfer requests.
reports – NIMERS and Justice Center reporting.
effectively with clinical leaders to meet goals and enhance
responsibility for own professional growth and maintains knowledge
of current professional in nursing leadership
programs after thorough analysis of organization/unit needs, and
community and external environments.
and models the ability to hold self and others
creates a positive view of Nursing and Leadership.
Serves as a
coach and mentor, willing to teach and be taught.
quality of care concerns.
Surveys – MHPD quarterly reports. Patient characteristic surveys
- Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
- Masters of Science in Healthcare preferred.
- Current Licensure as Registered Nurse in New York State
- Certification in psychiatric and mental health nursing
- Must demonstrate leadership and managerial abilities with good
oral and written communication skills.
- Must Meet requiremments of pre-employment screening and
- Five years relevant clinical practice experience required with
at least 3 years of supervisory/management experience
- Experience with Microsoft
Office, quality/risk management system, electronic medical record
system, bed management system as applicable, transport resource
management as applicable, learning management system,
staffing/scheduling system, Pyxis, MSDS, automated medication
dispensing systems as applicable, automated communication systems,
BHS EMR and other role specific technology.
applicable, the individual has training / competency in attending
to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the
patients for which care is being provided.
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