Typical pay range - $55.49 - $78.18
This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus in the amount of
$10,000*. To qualify for the bonus, candidates must start prior to
11/30/2021 AND must not have been employed by St. Charles Health
System in the last 6 months.
Also eligible for in-state or out of state relocation bonus, amount
based on location.
*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject
to all applicable tax withholdings.
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
Nurse Manager- Inpatient Behavioral Health & Psychiatric Emergency
Inpatient Behavioral Health
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care,
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: The Inpatient Behavioral Health
Departments provide services to the community and region including:
treatment for the SPMI population, acute mental health crisis
requiring hospitalization, and collaboration with the outpatient
community at discharge.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Nurse Manager- Inpatient
Behavioral Health & Psychiatric Emergency Services manages the
delivery of professional nursing services for assigned units. This
position is responsible for the overall planning, budgeting,
staffing, performance, and operation of the department in
conjunction with the director as well as performance and annual
review of direct reports. This position will directly supervise
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Oversee the operations of assigned department to ensure smooth
and efficient department operations and that resources are
available in the assigned units 24/7. Collaborates with caregivers,
medical staff and system leaders to facilitate provision of patient
Ensures adequate departmental staffing to provide safe patient
care through review of appropriate data, development and
maintenance of master schedules.
Acts as the department liaison to other hospital departments and
Responsible for resource management ensuring appropriate and
sufficient equipment and supplies are available. Manages staffing
and scheduling (control of master schedule; ETO & LOA approval;
light duty scheduling) - delegates related clerical functions to
admin assistant and/or other applicable staff
Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical
expertise for staff with problem-solving on patient care,
processes, and family issues. Serves as representative for all
Maintains ongoing communication with caregivers, medical staff
and system leadership to ensure needs are being met for caregivers
and patients. Communicates (both written and orally)
effectively and maintains professional relationships with
caregivers, medical staff, patients, guests and other hospital
Role models two-way communication of the St. Charles Health
System mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the
department (staff meetings, rounds, tier huddle, etc.)
Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements.
Aligns and manages to St. Charles Health System metrics and quality
initiatives. Oversees trending of quality and financial indicators
including LOS with case manager support.
Facilitates department meetings and shared
Responsible for budget development, regular monitoring,
accountability and meeting all operational targets for all areas
within span of control. Manages operations within the budget.
Provides productivity oversight and review. Works with
leadership to achieve productivity standards. Develops and
implements annual plan including goals for unit with Director and
Assistant Nurse Managers. Controls and maintains position control
including the addition and deletion of positions related to budget
and human resource needs.
Hires, directs, coaches and monitors the performance of all
direct reports, to develop and maintain a high performance team
that meets organizational and department goals. Responsible
for performance and annual review of all department direct reports.
Complies with Human Resource processes and controls.
Monitors and ensure all department direct reports are current
with compliance and safety requirements. Implements and
manages all organizational safety directives and goals
Provides and oversees team’s delivery of customer service in a
manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and
Responsible for quality, safety, customer service and regulatory
compliance oversight: EMS – Receipt, assignment, tracking and
Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all
aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each
individual, patient and caregiver. Participates in creating
intentional relationships and demonstrates focus attitudes and
behaviors that enhance the care experience.
Oversees caregiver documentation for patient care to ensure
proficiency in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory
Directs, oversees and provides for leadership development of
Facilitate the growth and development of a culturally competent
team in the provision of appropriate care to patients and family
members who belong to diverse cultural backgrounds.
Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care,
respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates
therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance
the care experience for patients and caregivers.
Participates on the on-call team, responsible for 24/7
administrative call availability by telephone to Sage View and
Psychiatric Emergency Services.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of
continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a
champion of change.
Collaborates with teams to review processes and
identify/implement opportunities for improvements, applying Value
Improvement Practice concepts and tools.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies
with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures,
supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting
in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected
violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all
organizational investigations and proceedings.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of
BSN or Master’s degree in related field.
Preferred: Master’s degree in related
Required: Current licensure with the Oregon State
Board of Nursing.
Valid Oregon driver’s license and ability to meet St. Charles
Health System driving requirements.
Ability to travel to business
functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles
Health System worksites.
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
Required: 5 years nursing experience. 1 year of
Preferred: Leadership experience in an inpatient
behavioral health setting
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact
with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles
Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels
within St. Charles Health System and external
Strong team working and collaborative skills
Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population
with differing needs.
Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among
health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected
Ability to multi-task and work independently
Attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication
and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making
Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications,
use of electronic medical record keeping systems and MS Office
Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible
speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech
Frequently (50%): Sitting, keyboard operation.
Occasionally (25%): Standing, walking, bending,
stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing stairs,
reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling
1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing, operation of a motor vehicle,
ability to hear whispered speech level.
Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-50
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Occasionally (25%): Chemical solution for Laboratory
Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area.
Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration,
chemical solution, uneven surface.
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Shift Start & End Time: