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Genesis Health System RN Supervisor - Behavioral Health - 1st Shift! in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Spr, Behavioral Health

Department: Adult Psychiatric

Purpose: Provides leadership support to Behavioral Health Units for the practice and delivery of safe, effective, efficient, ethical, and culturally-competent patient care. This includes supporting the Director in oversight of human, fiscal, and material resources in accordance with hospital guidelines, organizational/nursing philosophies, and in compliance with regulatory and professional standards. Key accountabilities include fostering interdisciplinary collaborative relationships; using critical thinking and analytical skills to evaluate outcome data; designing/implementing performance improvement strategies based upon data; and promoting evidence-based practice.

Report To: Dir, Behavioral Health

Supervisory Responsibility: Large Group/Multi-Level: The job requires direct responsibility for a large department or unit of greater than 25 employees. In addition to staff, incumbent directly supervises one or more supervisors and/or assistant managers who assist incumbent with managerial responsibilities. Incumbent has multiple shift responsibilities for staff.

Materials Responsibility: Moderate: Work requires moderate responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include operating budgets for a work unit or department, specialized equipment, costly or unusual materials or supplies, large amounts of cash or other material assets. The employee has a moderate amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors might result in moderate damage, waste or financial loss. The difficulty, variety and depth of problems associated with these material resources is moderately complex.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Field Of Study: Nursing

Special Training: Bachelor's degree required.

Training Preferred:

Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in Iowa; Registered Nurse in Illinois within 6 months

Experience: More than 5 years experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.

Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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