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Nursing- Nursing Supervisor

Job Code:  238592
Facility: River Oaks Hospital
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

River Oaks Hospital, located in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private psychiatric facility for adults, adolescents and children. Since 1970, River Oaks has established a tradition of excellence in the treatment of acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders, River Oaks has provided quality treatment to service individuals suffering from mental illness, and/or addictive disorders. Situated on a 14 acre campus, services are available at all levels of care (inpatient, day or partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient).

Immediate opportunity for a Nursing Supervisor, Monday through Friday, evening shift (no weekends). This position will require someone with professional characteristics and demeanor; one who is willing to work as a team member, and who can be respected and gain credibility when working as a Supervisor. As a Supervisor, they will coordinate and supervise the activities of the Hospital while maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment, directs the activities and coverage of Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians when appropriate and be available to the Admissions and Referral department to facilitate assessments and admission.  As the Interim Evening RN Supervisor, they will:
• Lead by example;
• Demonstrate critical thinking and effective communication skills;
• Be able to prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment;
• Embrace a patient centered culture with an emphasis on service excellence;
• Actively engage with nursing personnel by conducting rounds at least three (3) times per shift and/ or as needed;
• Collaborate with the staffing coordinator, nurse managers, hospital administrators, physicians and treatment teams to provide a safe and
therapeutic milieu for the patients served; 
• Maintain accurate records related to patient census and other pertinent clinical documentation as needed;
• Educate staff as needed related to proper policies, procedures and expectations to fulfill the goals and mission of River Oaks Hospital;
• Coordinate and allocate staffing resources as indicated;
• Provide active support to the nursing staff or other hospital staff as needed;
• Conduct business in a professional manner.

Seeking a Registered Nurse who has an active, unencumbered license in the State of Louisiana. Prefer a BSN degree and at least one (1) year of experience in an acute care setting serving various populations in a fast paced environment.  Good visual and auditory acuity as well as good manual dexterity and the ability to be readily understood are essential.  Able to communicate well with all levels.  

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