Are you ready for an exciting opportunity as a leader in geriatric psychiatric care at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health in Naperville, IL? We are currently looking for a seasoned nurse manager(experienced working with older adults) to work in as an integral team member in our dynamic and comprehensive geriatric service line. Our 20-bed inpatient unit prides itself with excellence in care and service delivery and hold /disease specific certification in dementia care through the Joint Commission.
The RN Patient Care Manager is responsible for planning, administering and evaluating twenty-four hour operation of the geropsych unit at Linden Oaks Hospital, part of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System. In doing so, this person oversees adherence to established budgets, policies, procedures and patient care practices. Identifies areas for improvement, recommends revisions to procedures, and implements same. Responsible for developing/implementing customer focused, user friendly, and cost-effective patient care. Provides professional nursing care to patients in response to work load or staffing demands.
The RN Patient Care Manager directs preparation and maintenance of patients' clinical records in compliance with regulatory and accrediting requirements. Serves actively and constructively as a member of the inter-disciplinary treatment team to support the organization and program’s treatment philosophy; to ensure the safety and well being of patients.
Required Education, Skills and/or Experience:
A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Experience working with older adults
Familiarity with continuum of care and assessment and intervention skills
Knowledge of patient rights and laws pertaining to mental health
A high level analytical ability and communication skills
Preferred Education, Skills and/or Experience:
Masters ‘s Degree in Nursing or related field
Previous experience in behavioral health
Previous inpatient experience and management experience
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Certification in specialty area (geriatrics or psychiatric nursing)
Required License and/or Certification:
Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure
Current CPR Certification issued by the American Heart Association
CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of start date into position
Internal Number: 18533
About Linden Oaks Hospital, Edward-Elmhurst Health
Edward-Elmhurst Health provides comprehensive healthcare at over 100 locations in the suburbs of Chicago. Our three hospitals are highly regarded for clinical excellence and patient-centered compassionate care. Our success has always been — and always will be — driven by our most talented, reliable, compassionate and skilled people, who genuinely believe in delivering top quality care to our patients and their families. At Edward-Elmhurst Health, you will also experience a vibrant culture and an atmosphere of nurturing support and leadership.
Be DRIVEN to join our over 8,000 employees, 1,700 staff physicians and 1,800 volunteers who want to provide safe, seamless and personalized care every day for our patients, our families and our communities.
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