Nurse Manager

Job Overview

The Nurse Manager, under the direction of the Associate Medical Director, will provide leadership and direction to the LA County Prototypes' behavioral health programs.  The Nurse Manager will oversee nursing services for behavioral health programs throughout Los Angeles County, serving vulnerable men, women, and children, across the lifespan dealing with mental health and substance use disorders.  

The Nurse Manager supervises and manages nursing staff to ensure provision of quality client care and effective team performance to meet agency goals in accordance with HealthRIGHT 360’s philosophy, goals, policies, mission and vision.  The Nursing Manager provides clinical and general support to the Site Nurse Supervisors including oversight of client care staff scheduling, outside agency relations, and other tasks as assigned by the Associate Medical Director/Medical Director, as well as other daily activities essential to incorporating the agencies mission and values as a part of our service delivery. The Nursing Manager collaborates and liaisons with the Behavioral Health Program Directors, fosters integration, and works with the leadership to ensure success for all programs. May be required to work nights and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing direct supervision, training, and guidance to the site nursing supervisors.
  • Ensures all direct reports are in compliance with HR 360 policies, procedures and position expectations and performance goals.
  • Gives ongoing feedback and conducts formal performance evaluations in a timely manner. Responsible for direct report performance management including, performance improvement plans, formal written warning notices.
  • Delivers and arranges trainings and resources required for direct reports as well as nursing staff to perform their roles.
  • Provides coaching, support, and performance management to direct reports to ensure productivity/client care expectations are met. 
  • Responsible for clinical oversight of all nursing treatment services provided by nursing staff within scope of practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring that nursing staff provide strengths based, trauma informed, and culturally competent services.
  • Ensure charts meet quality management standards per monthly utilization review and/or chart review process, including completion of review tools within designated timeframe. meet intake timelines with regard to T.B. testing, Health Questionnaire's and the scheduling of intake physical exams, thorough review of clinical documentation and providing co-signature as applicable. 
  • Responsible for all direct reports submitting documentation in accordance with program requirements and in compliance with all compliance and regulatory requirements and agency’s policies and procedures. This includes timeliness of documentation with progress notes being completed no later than the following business day, assessments, treatment plans, and discharges occur on time. 
  • Responsible for ensuring that all treatment service plans and activities are executed in keeping with the organization’s values, mission, vision and strategy. 
  • In collaboration with management, develops and maintains good relations with contractors and other collaborators to ensure program continuation within assigned program.
  • In collaboration with management and program leadership, responsible for ensuring compliance with all programmatic or project contractual requirements.
  • Ensures nursing staff remain in compliance with policies and procedures as it relates to day to day program operations in collaboration with the Managers, QI and EHR staff.

 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Education and Experience Required:

  • Registered Nurse, currently licensed in the State of California with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree from an accredited college or university.  
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience as a supervisor in a behavioral or mental health clinic or community health center.
  • Minimum three (7) years’ experience as an RN, preferred in ambulatory care, public or community health experience.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR).
  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to skilled nursing care.
  • Experience with efficient and effective treatment and management of clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Knowledge of and experience with providing trauma informed services.

 Desired:

  • Experience working with homeless, LGBTQ, and criminal justice populations.
  • Experience and understanding of Federally Qualified Health Center and regulations.
  • Experience and strong foundation in Quality Improvement.
Compensation: $90,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Pomona, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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