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Inpatient Director of Psychiatric Nursing

at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas

Posted: 4/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3371
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Inpatient Director of Psychiatric Nursing is responsible for the daily operation of the inpatient psychiatric unit, coordination of services, supervision and management of nursing staff and the implementation of quality care and services. The Inpatient Director of Psychiatric Nursing must demonstrate competence to participate in interdisciplinary formulation of individual treatment plans; to give skilled nursing care and therapy; and to direct, monitor, and evaluate the nursing care furnished.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

(1) an RN with a master's degree in psychiatric-mental health from a nursing education program accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation as an accreditation agency, such as the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education;

(2) an RN with a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university and have three years experience as a full-time employee or contractor (or its equivalent as a part-time employee or contractor) as an RN in a hospital; or

(3) an RN with a bachelor's degree in nursing and:

(A) have three years experience as a full-time employee or contractor (or its equivalent as a part-time employee or contractor) as an RN in a hospital; and

(B) receive four hours per month of clinical consultation from an RN with:

(i) a master's degree in psychiatric-mental health from a nursing education program accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation as an accreditation agency, such as the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; or

(ii) a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university.

Additional Position Qualifications:

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  3. Knowledge of area community mental health resources
  4. Experience in referral development and community education.
  5. Documentation of competency in providing BLS and CPI, per unit specific competency.

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