Acadia Healthcare Nurse Manager in Barling, Arkansas
The nurse manager will perform all supervisory duties for the unit(s) assigned, overseeing registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, behavioral health techs, and other unit support staff. The nurse manager will evaluate and develop employee work schedules, collaborate with off shift nursing supervisors on staffing coverage, delegate assignments, assign tasks and evaluate employee job performance, as well as perform employee coaching and discipline for employees who do not fulfill their job requirements. The nurse manager will provide support to unit staff and collaborate with the Director of Nursing, Medical Staff, Therapy Services and other departments on behalf of the unit staff to facilitate patient care and resolve day to day issues that may arise. The nurse manager will conduct unit based education and in-service training specific to the needs to the unit/department, conduct clinical audits and provide updates on audit results and opportunities for improvement as well as education on performance improvement initiatives. The nurse manager will ensure adequate supplies and materials are available and provide support for day to day operations of the unit(s) assigned, collaborating with maintenance and environmental services to ensure the environment of care supports and meets the needs for safe patient centered care.