The Staffing Coordinator functions as a support person for the Director of Nursing to coordinate and organize administrative processes to facilitate the hiring/staffing of nursing personnel. Manages candidate's applications, and ensures all applicable documentation is completed. Communicates, coordinates, and facilitates adequate staffing of all nursing units under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. Functions as resource for Mental Health Technicians/Milieu Managers and schedules education/orientation of procedures and protocols of technical duties for such. Collaborates with nursing personnel to ensure effective, safe operations/staffing of unit activities. Facilitates communication between unit staff and Nursing Director. Trends personnel actions/activities. Assists with report development, graphing, and documentation of information within the nursing department. Demonstrates age specific and cultural sensitivity towards internal and external customers. All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans Behavioral Mission, policies and procedures, and PI standards.
High school graduate or equivalent preferred. College education desirable. At least 1 year experience working with psychiatric patients in an inpatient setting desired. Must be able to read and write.
Must be able to communicate effectively, be assertive in dealing with staff requests, and be highly organized. Demonstrates confidence and decision making skills. Computer literacy. CPR and CPI certification. Strong verbal and written skills. Must be flexible and responsible. Must be able to communicate knowledge in an educational arena.