Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Management

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19464

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Nurse Manager Behavioral Health

Tower Health - Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Posted: 09/20/2018

Overview

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

 

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

 

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

 

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

 

Responsibilities

A clinically competent registered nurse who will assist the CBM Director and CNO in assuring that standards of psychiatric nursing are consistent with standards of professional organizations and regulatory agencies by directing, supervising and evaluating the psychiatric nurses and staff. Conducts admission and concurrent medical care review to assure that there is appropriate utilization of the hospital’s resources in striving to provide high quality patient care in the most cost effective manner. Complies with pre-certification, Medicare and Medical Assistance requirements.Nurse Manager will lead the Nursing staff on the behavioral health unit to deliver high quality nursing care.

Manage RN's, LPN's, and MHW to deliver nursing care on the psychiatric unit including but not limited to:

 

Staff Schedules

Treatment Planning

Nursing assessment and nursing care

PI Plans

Training and Competencies

Magnet Readiness

 

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an approved school of nursing. BSN required.

Experience:

Three to five years experience as a Psychiatric nurse on an inpatient unit serving adult and senior adults.

Two years in utilization  management preferred.

Management experience preferred.

License:

Valid license as Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Valid Healthcare Provider CPR certificaiton required

CPI  certification within one year of  of hire and continuous renewal.

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