The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.
A Psychiatric / DD Nurse Manager serves as assistant to the Director of Nursing in nursing development and implementation of nursing policies and procedures.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for 24-hour clinical, administrative, operational management of one or two behavioral healthcare inpatient nursing unit/units.
Assists assigned staff in developing evaluating & achieving unit goals, objectives & quality outcome for patients.
Assists in developing, implementing & monitoring quality assurance/performance improvement programs.
Serves as liaison between nursing/medical services & other clinical services disciplines.
Supervises employees to provide nursing care for patients; completes performance evaluations, approves/disapproves leave requests, initiates disciplinary actions, and counsels & advises staff.
Interviews applicants & makes recommendations for hiring of professional & non- professional nursing staff.
Attends & conducts in-service training, serves on various committees, serves as member of interdisciplinary teams & attends &/or conducts meetings, seminars & workshops.
Requires current license as registered professional nurse in state of Ohio as issued by Board of Nursing per Section 4723.03 of Revised Code; completion of undergraduate core program in nursing; 36 mos. exp. in psychiatric nursing or delivery of nursing services to persons with developmental disabilities; 18 mos. trg. or 18 mos. exp. in supervision; 18 mos. trg. or 18 mos. exp. in management; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in counseling; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in public relations.
- Or equivalent of the Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above may be substituted for the experience requirements, but not for the mandated licensure.