Nurse Manager - Full Time
Chicago, IL 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital is dedicated to providing behavioral health and psychiatric support to children and teens ages 3 to 17. Above all else, we treat every patient with compassion and respect. Using evidence-based treatment approaches and individualized care, we strive to instill hope in our patients, their families and our community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Clinical Nurse Manager provides administrative and clinical supervision to all nursing staff. The Clinical Nurse Manager assumes 24 Hour responsibility for his/her unit to ensure quality care of services are provided to patients. Ensure provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, and evaluates the effectiveness of the program to meet patient needs. Actively participates in the multidisciplinary treatment plan meetings for patients to coordinate plan of care for each patient.

If you would like to learn more about the Nurse Manager position, please contact Rasa Avizienis, Group Talent Acquisition Manager at .


JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate

competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. TheClinical Nurse Manager must demonstrate flexibility and the knowledge and skills required to manage unit providing care to the population served which includes either children, adolescents, pre adolescents or adults.

Education: Graduate of a nursing program. BSN/MSN preferred.

Experience: Three years clinical experience in psychiatric nursing and 2 years in management preferred. Minimum of 1 year experience or special training in the treatment of the special age/population served by the specific units or programs for which he/she is hired.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

Knowledge: Knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing principles, working concepts and theory, leadership skills, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management.

Supervision Received: Director of Nursing

Supervision Exercised: All Unit Staff

Line of Promotion: From this position: Director of Nursing

To this position: Registered Nurse

Environmental Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Job Classification: Exempt

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Unit Manager will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Director of Nursing.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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