The Psychotic Disorders Unit at Sheppard Pratt Health System is a 21-bed unit that treats patients with psychotic illnesses, including Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, as well as Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Patients are treated under the expert care of experienced psychiatrists, nursing, and other clinical staff. With an average length of stay between 10 and 14 days, the Psychotic Disorders Unit is unique as it is one of the few specialized units across the country that specifically cares for patients with psychotic illnesses.
As a Unit Manager you will:
Provide 24-hour operational management of the unit
Manages expense budget(s) of assigned clinical programs and maintain clinical environment and staffing strategy that enables the program to maintain or exceed budgeted census
Respond to changes in patient acuity and census and make appropriate adjustments to ensure the maintenance of a safe and therapeutic environment of care; respond to changing program needs that meet internal and external requirements
Utilize clinical expertise in the delivery of direct patient care, consultative activities, staff development, and treatment planning
Participate in appropriate marketing activities, promoting effective team-building, quality improvement and strong orientation toward customer relations
Supervise nursing, social work, rehabilitation services, and support staff
Bachelor's degree from an accredited nursing program and at least 3 years of progressively more responsible inpatient psychiatric nursing experience. Individuals without a bachelor's degree may be considered if they have completed a diploma nursing program and have at least 5 years of progressively more responsible inpatient psychiatric nursing experience.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Maryland.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is determined by years of RN/management experience.
About Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System (SPHS) is the largest non-profit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, and social support services in the country. As a nationwide resource, SPHS provides 2.3 million services each year across a comprehensive continuum of care, spanning both hospital- and community-based services. Since its founding in 1853, ...SPHS has been an innovator in the fields of research and best practice implementation, with a focus on improving the quality of mental health care on a global level. SPHS has been consistently ranked as a top national psychiatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report for the past 27 years.
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