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Health Services Manager

Company: Tanager Place
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Job Description:

Join a team dedicated to serving children with behavioral health needs. Rich in history and focused on providing quality care, Tanager Place has served the needs of children and their families since 1879. Our commitment to excellence, combined with a wide continuum of services and dedicated team members make Tanager Place the agency of choice for both employment and services. Tanager Place is a pioneering behavioral healthcare organization that delivers high-quality care across a full continuum of mental health services. We invite you to join us in creating a positive impact on thousands of children and families lives.The Tanager Place is looking for a Health Services Manager. Candidates must meet the following experience and qualifications:
Position Summary:
Responsible for leadership in our nursing department to meet the operational needs of the agency.

Examples of Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for planning, managing, and evaluating health services activities for Inpatient Programs and providing support for medical needs of Camp Tanager;
  • Ensure strategies are in place to provide high-quality treatment for clients;
  • Provide leadership, supervision, and direction which requires assertiveness, delegation, organizational, and coaching skills;
  • Effectively implement the Inpatient Nursing Departments philosophy and goals, standards for nursing practice, and the management and development of nursing personnel;
  • Provide thorough and accurate pediatric nursing assessments;
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable State, Federal and Accreditation health requirements;
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of medication trainings such as Medication Manager, and Certified Medication Aide Training;
  • Ability to collaborate with medical providers across agency programs as needed is required;
  • Provide support for psychiatrists providing psychiatric services to inpatient clients.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
    • Thorough knowledge of the Scope of Practice according to IBON;
    • Good knowledge and experience in continuous quality improvement (CQI);
    • Good knowledge of agency policies and current issues of concern to the agency;
    • Good knowledge of agency terminology, procedures and equipment, including the use of electronic health records (EHR), computers, spreadsheet and database applications appropriate to assigned duties;
    • Thorough knowledge and use of Evidenced-based Practices in nursing care delivery;
    • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of effective communication with other staff;
    • Thorough knowledge of procedures and responsibilities as outlined in the department handbook;
    • Effective communication to provide good impression of agency for clients, visitors, and other staff;
    • Ability to prepare materials as directed to meet agency needs;
    • Ability to order department supplies, materials, etc., ensuring requisitions are appropriately authorized;
    • Ability to act as a positive emissary of Tanager Place in all meetings with public and other agency employees to promote positive image of Tanager Place at all times;
    • Ability to operate a personal computer using standard program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
    • Understanding of consumer service concepts and initiatives;
    • Ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks;
    • Train incoming employees into the Health Services Department;
    • Other duties as assigned in relation to the scope of work of the Health Services ManagerRequired Attributes:
      • Ability to cope and lead under stressful situations, manage frequent interruptions, and handle complex assignments;
      • Effectively demonstrate sound nursing judgement;
      • Ability to effectively delegate appropriate care tasks to non- licensed direct care staff;
      • Positive, proactive attitude, takes initiative without prompting;
      • Persistent and resilient when working with clients and staff;
      • Handles multiple priorities and work assignments successfullyAcceptable Experience/Training/ Education
        • Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in a relevant field of science, Registered Nursing license required, BSN is preferred;
        • Must have a desire to work in an Inpatient Mental Health setting with children;
        • Must be detail oriented, dependable and able to work autonomously and be a team player;
        • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and assessment skills;
        • Experience working in psychiatric nursing is preferred;
        • Prior leadership experience preferred and; any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.Required Special Qualifications:
          • Current Iowa nursing license required.Schedule:
            • Office based position with a Monday through Friday schedule. Some flexibility required.
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Health Services Manager
Description: Join a team dedicated to serving children with behavioral health needs. Rich in history and focused on providing quality care, Tanager Place has served the needs of children and their families since 1879. (more...)
Company: Tanager Place
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