Full-Time Nursing Supervisor, RN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The nursing supervisor provides subject matter expertise to Psychiatric Technicians (PTs) and/or Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and/or other staff as assigned by the Director of Nursing, ensures that the medical rooms within the assigned region are in compliance of medical requirements and ensures the standardized practice of PTs and LVNs across the agency.
ESSENTIAL ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Staff Development & Management
- Provides subject matter support and consultation to PTs and/ or LVNs within the assigned region.
- Collaborates and provides consultation to staff within the agency.
- Promotes and ensures the implementation of integrated care across the agency.
- Ensures that all PTs LVNs provide an array of quality services to assist consumers in reaching their optimum level of functioning and improved quality of life.
- Ensures staff includes a consumer and family-centered approach to services in all treatment activities.
- Participates in the recruitment, selection, hiring and training of nursing staff.
- Identifies staff development and training needs and ensures that training is obtained.
- Provides routinely scheduled supervision and consultation to staff adhering to ethical/ legal HIPAA standards of practice, Pacific Clinics mission and core values, in enhancing professional growth and development.
- Participates in the development of program policies and procedures.
- Performs at least one chart reviews per nursing staff per quarter consistent with Agency’s and Division’s requirements.
- Provides support to ensure medical services charting and paperwork completed by prescribers and nurses meet Agency, quality assurance and funding source requirements.
- Provides support to ensure nursing program productivity standards are met.
- Attends and participates in staff meetings to provide input towards client care, program development and staff training.
Facilities, Oversight & Safety
- Provides oversight to ensure med rooms are in compliance with MediCal requirements.
- Collaborates directly with Divisional Directors, Associate Divisional Directors and Programs Directors to ensure that the medication support services provided by each program are in compliance with external and internal standards and meet the needs of consumers.
- Aids in the development and adherence to nursing service objectives, standards of nursing practice, nursing policy and procedure manuals.
- Aids in the development and monitoring of the Infection Control Program for the facility to safeguard clients and staff; advises Program Director of potential infection hazards and recommends corrective safety measures; and reports findings and recommendations at least quarterly to the Safety Committee.
- Collaborates and consults with community partners to ensure consumers’ needs are met.
- Works with the treatment team to provide appropriate coordinated care services to clients and their families.
- Works with the multicultural team sensitive to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
- Interacts with other internal programs, clinical/ support staff and external sources such as school or community personnel as applicable.
Nursing & Additional Duties
- Conducts physical health screenings for temporary housing candidates.
- Attends all Agency meetings and in-service trainings as required.
- Provides after-hours on-call crisis response/ consultation.
- Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
- Models Pacific Clinics’ approach, mission and core values in all communication and correspondence.
- Communicates effectively in a culturally competent and diverse consumer population and promotes favorable interaction with managers, co-workers and others.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Registered nurse with a minimum bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) and specialty training in psychiatry (preferred).
- Active registration nurse (RN) license and good standing with the California State Board of Registered Nurses (required).
- Preparation in a program conforming to the Board of Registered Nursing Standards.
- Four (4) years direct service experience treating the mentally ill (preferred).
- Four (4) years supervisory experience (preferred).
- Prior experience as a charge nurse in acute, skilled care, or outpatient psychiatric setting.
- Demonstrate strong clinical judgment and communication skills working with consumers, family members, and staff.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a multi-disciplinary team.
- Maintain current CPR certification.
- Must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license and insurable driving record under the Clinic’s liability policy.
Communication – Effectively and consistently communicates contract and compliance directives to staff. Encourages interactive discussions and maintains an open-door policy. Ensures that all staff within the program are properly educated and informed about matters relating to the Agency, program, and division.
Relationships and Attitude – Models professionalism by maintaining effective working relationships, following all policies and procedures and approaching challenges with a proactive and positive attitude. Also develops strong, trusted relationships with colleagues and customers.
Attendance – Models good attendance by adhering to the regular work schedule and at times works additional or varied hours to accommodate workflow.
Problem Solving – Ability to analyze problems and implement acceptable solutions.
Confidentiality – Maintains the confidentiality of all business documents and correspondence.
Envision Consulting was retained by Pacific Clinics to conduct the search for their incoming Nursing Supervisor, RN.