Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health, founded in 1986, is an 82 bed facility within the city of Norfolk, Virginia. Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health offers comprehensive mental health programs in Virginia. We are a Universal Health Services facility that provides psychiatrically and medically managed acute, residential treatment, and partial hospitalizationÂ for children and adolescents with significant impairments in their social and emotional development.
We provide quality care to children and adolescents in need using quality, evidence based practice treatments. We are accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), and are licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS).
Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and talented Night Shift Nurse Supervisor (RN).
Position Scope:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Provides leadership to the Patient Care Staff and supervises clinical operations to ensure continuity of quality patient care.Â Ensures 24-hour coverage by patient care staff on assigned units.Â Ensures consistent use of the nursing and patient care process in providing quality care and acts as a resource to all nursing and direct care staff.Â Assists in training patient care staff. Â Provides assessments, nursing care and evaluation of nursing care.Â Collaborates with other department personnel in establishing and complying with patient care standards, policies, procedures and protocols.Â Monitors utilization of resources to provide cost effective care.Â Provides primary channels of communication for physicians, therapists, Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers and Administrators.Â Serves as a role model for patients to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.
Essential Functions:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Respond to the emotional, social, and physical needs of the patient
Ensure quality patient care
Document patient information
Staffs assigned units
Provides leadership supervision for the infirmary and all assigned units
Plans patient treatment
Intervenes therapeutically with patients
Intervenes with reposect to patient psychopharmacological and physiological needs
Supports and interprets facility and department objectives and policies
Models and promotes a culture of Service Excellence