HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Manager, Behavioral Health in Waycross, Georgia

Memorial Satilla Health is a 231-bed, full service, acute care medical facility that has been providing high quality medical care to the greater Waycross community and southeast Georgia region for more than 60 years.

Our Senior Behavioral Center is designed to address the unique challenges of our aging community. Located on the third floor of the hospital, this 15-bed inpatient psychiatric unit is available for patients that are generally age 60 and older and need help with coping with life’s transitions, depression, anxiety, psychosis, dementia or other behavioral changes related to aging.

We are searching for a new Nurse Manager of Senior Behavioral Health, responsible for directing, coordinating, and supervising quality Nursing Care for the unit. The Manager has recruitment, staffing, evaluating and counseling responsibilities.

_Position Requirements: _ 1. Ensure effective, flexible utilization of staff within staffing guidance, taking into consideration the staff's competency and patient acuity. 2. Evaluate staff performance and work related behavior per policies obtaining information from appropriate personnel and utilizing constructive criticism to enhance the performance of the employee. 3. Models leadership behavior, sets expectations for teamwork and hold staff accountable for performance. 4. Conducts a minimum of six staff meetings per year, addressing performance improvement, problem solving, education and sharing company communications. 5. Responsible for interviewing and hiring of all new staff and coordinating the orientation process. 6. Counsels and disciplines in a fair and objective manner, initiating disciplinary action per personnel policies. 7. Supports the vision, mission and policies of MSH and maintains a professional appearance and a safe environment, provides exceptional customer service, guards patients' rights and abides by all internal and external legal and care standards. 8. Demonstrates effectiveness in planning for future needs by budget preparation on an annual basis and monitoring monthly reports to ensure that the unit stays within the budget. 9. Participates in organization's educational programs and supports MSH's community outreach program while maintaining advanced practice study. 10. Formulate organization/nursing policy and procedure adhering to JCAHO standards.

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Position Requirements:



Associates Degree in Nursing and three years' of inpatient experience; BSN and/or MSN preferred. This position requires a broad knowledge of a highly technical or professional field an requires highly complex conceptional thinking.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Nurse Manager, Behavioral Health

Location: Georgia-Waycross-Memorial Satilla Health

Requisition ID: 26870-1108