Nursing Unit Director/Manager - St. Albans Behavioral Health - CNRVMC

Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Job Summary

 

 

St. Albans Behavioral Health located onsite at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center is seeking an experienced leader to fill our current opening for a Nursing Unit Director/Manager. 


 

St. Albans Behavioral Health has a long a rich history serving patients in our community.  We are a 36 bed locked unit staffed with 24 hour coverage.  Our patients are admitted from all over the state of Virginia and we treat all psychiatric illnesses including substance abuse, depression, and schizophrenia. We have social workers, nurses, recreational therapists, doctors and a pharmacist on site. In addition to medication therapy we provide group and recreation therapy.

 

This position will support Carilion’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. The Nursing Unit Director/Manager has 24 hour accountability and responsibility for a direct care nursing unit/area providing a vital link between the strategic direction of the organization and the point of care.  The Unit Director/ Manager is responsible for creating safe, healthy environments that support the work of the health care team and contribute to patient and employee engagement.

 

Will provide day to day leadership for successful implementation of goals and objectives for a department.  Responsibilities include daily throughput of unit, patient experience rounding, employee rounding for engagement, quality monitoring of unit, planning of budget and managing expenses.

Communicates, organizes, prioritizes, leads, facilitates, coaches and problem solves with reporting staff to ensure that goals and objectives are met (Quality, Patient Experience, Employee Engagement,  Staff Retention and Throughput).

Works with other department leaders to carry out new health care services and performance improvement initiatives.  Positively and appropriately represents Carilion Clinic at public and professional meetings. 

May provide direct patient care or assist employees in overall care of patients.
 


You're an accomplished nurse and a talented leader. Step up and join the extraordinary nurses providing extraordinary care at Carilion Clinic, a Joint Commission-accredited network that includes seven hospitals, two of which are Magnet®-designated; multi-specialty physician practices; and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.

 

A regional leader based in Roanoke, Virginia, we have been honored with the Beacon Award, recognized for renowned nursing research, and nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, shared decision-making, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of school of professional nursing. BSN Required at CMC due to Magnet designation.

 

For outlying community hospitals, BSN is preferred or an ADN in conjunction with a related Masters degree.


Experience: 3-5 years supervisory experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration:  Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

AHA BLS-HCP required. May be required to obtain/maintain BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP based on specific work unit. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, de-escalation training must be successfully completed within four months  of hire and then maintained going forward.

Licensure and/or certification in medical or management related discipline preferred.


Other Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, team leadership, priority setting and work competency skills.  Promotes a respectful, inclusive culture of service excellence. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health must possess ability to appropriately handle/restrain patients who may be disruptive and/or physically violent. 

 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 

 


Requisition Number: 31904 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Saint Albans Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Full Time, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Recruiter: WHITNEY D SHELL 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email: WDShell@carilionclinic.org


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

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Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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