Behavioral Health Nurse Manager
Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Job Description:This position is responsible for providing
management and oversight of daily Nursing activities to the
Behavioral Health Nursing Unit at LDS Hospital. The Manager works
in partnership with Nursing leadership and other facility
management and departments to ensure the provision of optimal
patient care, attainment of financial goals, and development of
leaders.This position leads 24-hour departments or sub-specialty
areas in medium or large hospitals, typically limited to one
This position reports to the Behavioral Health Nurse Director for
Typical Distribution of Job Duties: 50% Tactical, 40% Operational,
Tactical - Duties include ensuring appropriate staffing,
availability of equipment, and employee relations (day-to-day
Operational - Duties include budget management, budget development,
supply acquisition, process improvement, and employee performance
Strategic - Duties include developing goals to meet the
Intermountain/Regional Strategic Plan and holding employees
accountable to goals.
Responsible for the environment in which clinical nursing is
practiced. Contributes to the strategic planning process,
day-to-day operations, standards of care, and attainment of
organizational goals. Facilitates collaborative problem solving
among interdepartmental disciplines. Advocates for and allocates
available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe and
compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice.
Promotes shared decision-making and professional autonomy by
providing department input into executive-level decisions, and by
keeping staff informed of executive level activities. Implements
and role models the vision, mission, core values of the Nursing
Philosophy of CARING and Intermountain Healthcare's Healing
Responsible for development, implementation and management of
annual capital/operating and personnel (FTE) budget for department.
Uses resources effectively and manages expenses to meet financial
goals of department.
Models and fosters an environment of professionalism and employee
engagement on the department. Responsible for recruitment,
retention, and employee satisfaction. Ensures competent and
sufficient number of staff to meet patient care needs, which
includes hiring, orientation, and managing staffing to a changing
census. Ensure that new skill training and ongoing competency
verification is completed annually. Evaluate staff competency
through use of performance reviews and peer reviews. Mentors staff
and provide professional educational opportunities. Utilizes
participative practice management models.
Responsible for department performance and compliance with patient
safety initiatives, federal, state and other regulatory bodies such
as Joint Commission, OSHA, CMS, DOPL, and other department specific
accrediting and certifying bodies. Ensures achievement of clinical
program goals and implements action plans to improve performance as
needed. Effectively uses professional and organizational best
practices to ensure the delivery of quality patient care.
Participating member of a professional nursing organization
appropriate to position and service line. Facilitates and
encourages staff nurse participation in professional organizations.
Facilitates use of resources by nursing staff such as nurse
practitioners, other expanded role RNs, and other specialty
Monitors and improves patient satisfaction utilizing available
service metrics and national benchmarks to develop and implement
action plans to achieve desired outcomes. Acts as a role model for
staff and encourages the incorporation of Healing Commitments and
Healing Connections in every aspect of patient care delivery.
Ensures that staff incorporates evidence based practice into all
aspects of care delivery.
Partner with physicians at the department level to achieve
clinical, operational, and service goals.
Communicates to staff and encourages participation in opportunities
for community outreach activities (ex: health fairs; middle and
high school education). Manage, coordinate, and support student
nurse activities. Supports staff participation in outside community
organizations such as volunteer health clinics, health fairs and
advisory boards for not for profit organizations.
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Education must be obtained
through an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.
- RN license in the state of Utah.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare
- Leadership/supervisory experience.
- Two years of clinical experience.
- Behavioral Health nursing experience.Physical
Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information,
labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to
assess patient needs.
- and -
Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and
visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as
hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues
quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and
delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes
frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care,
accessing needed information, etc.
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In some cases (such as when required to provide patient care) Nurse
Managers will have the same physical requirements as those of
patient care RNsLocation:LDS HospitalWork City:Salt Lake CityWork
State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40
Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City , Behavioral Health Nurse Manager, Executive , Salt Lake City, Utah
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