Part-Time Staffing Nurse Coordinator
Southwestern VA Ment Hlth Inst - Virginia

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Coordinates resources for patient care, facility-wide on a designated shift according to hospital and the Nursing Department's mission statements, philosophies, standards and policies. Evaluates quality patient care with facility-wide responsibilities on the Adult and Geriatric Units. Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of psychiatric nursing to provide care appropriate to the adult and geriatric patient populations. Supervises and schedule RN's, LPN's, Aides, and clerical (both full time and wage employees) with effectiveness and efficiency. Ensures appropriate staffing guidelines and mix are met to meet staffing & patient care needs; Make sound staffing decisions in staffing emergencies; make difficult decisions with authority and ownership and through appropriate consultation. Must be flexible with schedule and assignments. Ability to work overtime in staffing emergencies. Must have physical ability to position or restrain patients; tolerate repetitious walking, standing, bending and lifting, able to perform CPR and TOVA including hands on intervention with aggressive patients, according to established standards. EOE

Minimum Qualifications

RN license or eligible for license in the Commonwealth of Virginia; graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer BSN; ANCC certification in relevant fields of nursing.

Special Requirements