Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute is an in-patient state psychiatric hospital located in Falls Church, VA that provides contemporary psychiatric nursing care to individuals in acute phase of mental illness.
We are seeking a Nursing Unit Manager. This position supervises recovery based comprehensive patient-centered nursing care through management and development of unit nursing staff, liaison with interdisciplinary treatment team, and collaboration with a supportive, innovative Nursing Leadership Team. The responsibilities include completing staff schedules, leading unit-based quality control and improvement activities, and preparing reports. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of principles and practices of psychiatric nursing and will possess the ability to supervise and make judgments about staff performance.
We offer a state benefits package which includes health insurance, life insurance, a generous leave package and a retirement program along with other outstanding benefits. For more information and to join our dynamic clinical team please visit our website http://www.nvmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov/career.shtml or call Human Resources at 703-645-3162. A fingerprint-based criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening will be required for the selected candidate.
An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity
Current license or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or a compact state is required.
Prior significant psychiatric nursing experience required, as well as a demonstrated experience in managerial elements.
Graduation from an accredited nursing program required (preferably a Bachelor or higher program).
Experience working with the Not Guilty by Reason Insanity (NGRI) population preferred.
Internal Number: 00291
About Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute (NVMHI)
Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute is an in-patient state psychiatric hospital located in Falls Church, VA. We provide contemporary psychiatric care to individuals in acute phase of mental illness. The Northern Virginia area is an internationally diverse, family-friendly region that is situated only minutes away from Washington DC and all its cultural/historical attractions. It also boasts one of the finest public school systems in the country.