Telecare Corporation Acute-RN Supervisor (FT, PM) - Behavioral Health Inpatient - 250 in Lakewood, Washington

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 122 programs and over 3,510 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery. Telecare operates the Telecare Pierce County Evaluation & Treatment (E&T) center in Pierce County WA. This program is a secure 16-bed inpatient facility for adults, ages 18+ who meet the criteria for services under the Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA). We serve people who are experiencing acute mental health crisis and require intensive support to maintain safety. Our mission at this facility is to engage individuals with complex needs in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. We are looking for employees that have a desire to work in a team environment that is focused on recovery and empowerment. Re-Opening expected in March/April 2019 POSITION SUMMARY The Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor provides recovery-focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. The RN Supervisor provides safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and standards of care. Employment Status: Full Time Shift: PM Days: Varies QUALIFICATIONS Required: • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of program operations • Valid CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)/BLS (Basic Life Support) certificate • Must be at least 18 years of age • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on the date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment • All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply Preferred: • BSN degree • Two (2) years of RN experience • One (1) year of supervisory experience ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders • Organizes, prioritizes, and delegates work on the assigned shift • Supervises designated staff • Provides orientation and training; directs the recruitment, selection and, when necessary, disciplinary action for designated direct reports • Oversees and provides nursing care • Completes nursing assessments • Assists in the welcoming, admissions, and discharge process • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served • Attends and participates in community meetings and groups • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings • Coordinates and supervises admissions to assure accurate and complete documentation in the medical record and timely referral to the medical physician • Coordinates and participates in counting medicati