Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit jobs in the United States

Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit directs nursing service activities for assigned patients in the psychiatric unit. Delegates responsibilities to auxiliary and psychiatric staff nurses; supervises preparation and maintenance of psychiatric patient clinical records, and writes reports on psychiatric staff performance and services rendered. Being a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. Requires a bachelor's degree in nursing. Additionally, Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit requires Registered Nurse (RN). Typically reports to a director. The Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1-3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Licensed Practical Nurse -Medicine Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (3BT)
  • Medicine Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (3BT) - Jobs@UIOWA Careers
  • Iowa, IA FULL_TIME
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

    The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a 60-90% Licensed Practical Nurse to work in the Medicine Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (3BT). 

    Medicine Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (3BT):

    This Unit is a 15-bed secure unit that serves adult patients who have acute physical illnesses in conjunction with an acute psychiatric disorder. 3BT is one of only a few such specialized medical/psychiatric units in the country. 

    Summary:

    • Functions within the scope of the practical nursing license to provide care to patients following the plan of care established by the registered nurse. Performs technical assessments, administers immunizations, assists with minor surgeries, administers medications and treatments, fits orthopedic devices, and may manage clinic programs.

    Position responsibilities, but not limited to:

    • Under direct supervision of physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse
    • Performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in an ambulatory setting
    • Duties may involve the use of electronic word/data processing equipment and/or conventional office equipment
    • Provides patient education regarding diagnosis, medication and treatment under direct or indirect supervision of the physician, or as directed by clinic protocols
    • Applies dressings, assesses and documents wound condition, removes sutures, assures proper fit of orthopedic equipment, and provides treatments according to standardized protocols. Responsible for instructing patients on the specific procedures for follow-up care
    • Initiates basic cardiac life support and assists in emergency situations as needed
    • Assures timely reporting of lab work to physician staff and appropriate transfer of medical records as directed by physician or as requested by patients
    • Maintains appropriate inventory of medical equipment and patient education materials in patient examination areas
    • Performs physical assessment, which may include vital signs, weight, height, and current history and makes observations relevant to patient conditions.  Documents and/or reviews all pertinent data, including allergies, current medications, and health history

    Percent of Time: 60%-90% - 24-36 hours per week 
    Schedule:  Shift preference negotiable, but every third weekend and rotating holidays are required
    Location: 3BT
    Merit Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/merit-plan
    Benefits Highlights:

    • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
    • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
    • For more information about Why Iowa?, click here

    Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

    • Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with the Iowa Board of Nursing, or eligible for temporary work permit. Responsible to take the required continuing education hours to maintain a valid LPN certification.
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification

    Special Qualifications:

    • Medical Terminology
    • Public Contact/Customer Service

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Expanded IV Therapy 

     In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

    Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. 

    Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

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  • 1 Month Ago

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Licensed Practical Nurse -Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (1JPW)
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (1JPW) - Jobs@UIOWA Careers
  • Iowa, IA FULL_TIME
  • University of Iowa Health Care Department of Nursing is seeking a 50-100% Licensed Practical Nurse to work in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Unit (1JPW). Child and Adolescent Psychiatr...
  • 13 Days Ago

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Registered Nurse - Inpatient Medical/Psychiatric Unit - Day Shift
  • Inpatient Medical/Psychiatric Unit - Day Shift - Grady Health System Careers
  • United States, GA FULL_TIME
  • Grady Health System offers many career paths for Registered Nurses. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your nursing career, you can find a rewarding nursing positi...
  • 13 Days Ago

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Staff Nurse - Medicine Psychiatric Unit (3BT) 50-100% Shift Preference Negotiable
  • Medicine Psychiatric Unit (3BT) 50-100% Shift Preference Negotiable - Jobs@UIOWA Careers
  • Iowa, IA FULL_TIME
  • Sign-on incentive: Candidates are eligible for a sign on incentive of up to $12,500 based on experience The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Staff Nurse (RN)...
  • 2 Months Ago

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Local (RN) - Psychiatric Unit
  • Trusted Nurse Staffing, LLC
  • Buffalo, NY OTHER
  • Day 3 shifts x 12 hours 03/14/2024 13 wks $2,158/wk Contract Details Job Type Local Shift Type Day Contract Date 03/14/2024 - 06/13/2024 Expected Length 13 Hours Per Week 12 Shifts Per Week 3 Facility...
  • 4 Days Ago

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Unit Nurse Manager (Registered Nurse - RN)
  • The Meadows Psychiatric Center
  • Centre Hall, PA FULL_TIME
  • Responsibilities: Unit Nurse Manager (Children/Adolescent units) Opportunity This position is full time, 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. The Meadows Psychiatric Center is a 119 bed inpatient behavioral health ...
  • 1 Month Ago

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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Perthshire
  • Pulse Healthcare
  • Gunnison, MS
  • Pulse Nursing are currently recruiting Registered Mental Health Nurses within the Perthshire area. You will be working w...
  • 6/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Rn / Registered Nurse / Psychiatric Rn / Mental Health Nurse
  • Aureus Group
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Travel RN needed for a 13-week contract. Contact Aureus today for more information and to apply! Position: RN Specialty/...
  • 6/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Faculty (Rank TBD) - Nursing/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Faculty (Rank TBD) - Nursing/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - 992130Job Number: 505213 Work Type: Full Tim...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Nurse
  • United States Air Force
  • Delano, CA
  • CARE FOR THE STRESSES WE CAN'T SEE Today's Airmen face undeniable stresses and unique challenges in the line of duty. Ou...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Nurse
  • United States Air Force
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • CARE FOR THE STRESSES WE CAN'T SEE Today's Airmen face undeniable stresses and unique challenges in the line of duty. Ou...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Nurse
  • The City of Berkeley CA
  • Berkeley, CA
  • THIS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED - - The City of Berkeley is seeking three (3) highly motivated...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Nurse
  • United States Air Force
  • Metairie, LA
  • CARE FOR THE STRESSES WE CAN'T SEE Today's Airmen face undeniable stresses and unique challenges in the line of duty. Ou...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Nurse
  • United States Air Force
  • Laredo, TX
  • CARE FOR THE STRESSES WE CAN'T SEE Today's Airmen face undeniable stresses and unique challenges in the line of duty. Ou...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit jobs
$95,828 to $130,938