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RN Supervisor - Behavioral Health (Outpatient)

Company: CARLE
Location: Champaign
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

The RN Supervisor coordinates the operations and nursing personnel within the Behavioral Health department, including psychiatry and addiction medicine. Provides clinical expertise and program management within the behavioral health service line. Serves as a liaison and resource to staff members, as well as provides direct patient care as needed. The RN Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Patient Care Managers and Executive Director in the administrative duties of the clinics and providing leadership through collaboration with the healthcare teams and maintaining standards of professional nursing practice within the clinical settings. This position will participate in organizational and department based quality improvement activities, and provide input on standards of care to maintain quality patient outcomes. Will also maintain the clinical competencies needed to provide direct patient care when the need arises.

  • Coordinates daily nursing and staffing activities of department
  • Monitoring and oversight of daily nursing workflow. This will include performing staff nurse duties as needed to ensure adequate staffing and delivery of safe patient care.
  • Monitoring of all quality initiatives and process improvement act ivies in the department.
  • Development and implementation of departmental and organizational policies/ procedures and initiatives.
  • Staff education, competencies, and orientation and bi-yearly evaluations.
  • Monitoring and oversight of ordering of department supplies, equipment, and medication.
  • Participation in all nursing and organizational leadership programs, meetings and initiatives.
  • Ensures staff members are adequately trained and are competent to perform all required job tasks.
  • Responsible for various personnel actions including but not limited to hiring, performance appraisals, and promotions; make work assignments and review and edit work of subordinates.
  • Resolves work related issues, or assists employees in solving work related issues, confers with manager to resolve more complex situations.
  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Develops, implements and participates in Quality Improvement initiatives and performs quality audits as directed/needed
  • Plans, administers, and evaluates patient care in practice.
  • Coordinate quality outcome metrics and data to support quality activities.
  • Role modeling through the prioritization of activities, the setting and attaining of professional, personal, and processional goals.
  • Coordinate and attend appropriate organizational and departmental meetings where employment related matters, policies, procedures, and programs are discussed. Maintain leadership role as appropriate within division meetings.
  • Coordination and delivery of monthly team meetings.
  • Participates in community outreach programs.
  • Actively participates in professional committees, maintains membership in national and/or local professional organizations, promotes team building, establishes and achieves team's goals, facilitates team meetings, coordinates joint projects, operational coordination, maintain physician and staff schedules.
  • Involvement in Psychiatry Residency program development with input and oversite of nursing staff involved.
  • Coordinate multidisciplinary patient care conferences to discuss current and upcoming high risk patients with physicians.
  • Supports the Director & Manager in collecting information for accreditation surveys and departmental audits. Actively assists the Director with implementation of the recommended changes.
  • Serve as educational liasion and resource to nursing throughout health system on behavioral health patient care and needs

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , RN Supervisor - Behavioral Health (Outpatient), Healthcare , Champaign, Illinois

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