As a Registered Nurse Shift Supervisor, you will provide trauma-informed supervision and training for Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Technicians, while overseeing a range of administrative and clinical activities in support of running a safe and therapeutic milieu. Also, you will work collaboratively with the team in carrying out treatment plans and objectives from the time of admission to discharge.
Go home every day knowing your efforts helped directly serve your community and neighbors!
WHAT YOU’LL DO
As a member of the KMHS Management Team, hire, train, coach, develop, evaluate with timely performance appraisals, discipline, and if necessary discharge direct supervisees. Comply with all agency personnel policies. Support and comply with the KMHS affirmative action program.
Work together with the Nurse Manager to develop important policies and protocols. Ensuring the safety, ethical, and evidence-based practices are utilized giving the clients and visitors of KMHS an exceptional, trauma-informed, and healing experience.
Communicate with the Nurse Manager on a daily basis to ensure that all tasks completed in a timely manner. Have supervision with the Nurse Manager once per week to discuss pertinent information and foster exceptional professional relationships that will be exemplary to the nursing team.
Support, encourage, and implement evidence-based changes while fostering exceptional client care. Positive and encouraging leadership that will carry through in a day- to -day decision making from the management team.
Oversee nursing staff schedule management in support of 24- hour services for the people we serve.
Participate as a team member in administrative, treatment, staff, training, and supervisory meetings as required including but not limited to Quality Program Reviews, Quality Assurance, and inpatient utilization review.
Work diligently to foster open and collaborative communications with all staff as well as other agency departments; IE: Harrison Medical Center, Salish Behavioral Health Organization, and relevant external agencies to ensure continuity of the agency’s mission statement, treatment philosophies, and care for our clients.
Supervise the day-to-day clinical operations of inpatient nursing services. Provide hands-on training and guidance to foster the leadership qualities in all supervisees to ensure competence in their role of shift nurse or certified nursing assistant medication technician. Monitor in-service training for all inpatient nursing staff.
Assist in the orientation of nursing students who utilize the Inpatient Center as a practicum site. Collaborate with the nursing program’s instructor regarding scheduling, program description, and obtaining signed confidentiality statements.
Supervise and participate in shift activities including regular attendance in pass-downs, Treatment Team meetings, and clinical discussions for inpatient units. Ensure coordination of nursing services with staff physicians. Maintain awareness of activity on the inpatient units and facilitate continuity of care across disciplines and between shifts according to all recognized department and agency policies and procedures.
Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
19+ days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first year
An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative
Loan Forgiveness, training, and extensive education available
Multiple locations and opportunities close to home
Advancement opportunities available within the agency
Free Employee Assistance Program and parking
Full Time, Part Time and PRN positions along with flexible hours for professional advancement
WHO WE ARE
The grass really is greener on our side of the water! Come join us on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, where scenic vistas, outdoor activities, and historic towns offer many options for exploration just across Puget Sound from Seattle. Residents enjoy a peaceful, unhurried, affordable lifestyle, along with the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds. Seattle is a water commute away via “fast ferry” passenger service or the WA State Ferries, and Tacoma is a modest highway drive. To learn more, check out www.visitkitsap.com.
Kitsap Mental Health Services (KMHS) is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization filled with compassionate people doing important work. We’ve been transforming lives and our community since 1978, helping our neighbors with mental and behavioral health challenges to achieve healthy, productive lives. As one of the largest non-profit employers in Kitsap County, our 500+ employees provide a comprehensive range of services to over 6500 children, youth, adults, and families annually.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
Registered Nurse (RN) in Washington State.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
A minimum of 3 year experience inpatient psychiatric environment required.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Internal Number: 7451
About Kitsap Mental Health Services
Providing Quality Behavioral Healthcare Since 1978
Kitsap Mental Health Services (KMHS) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and residential behavioral health services for children and their families, adults and older adults.
We know from experience that mental illness is treatable and that people can and do recover and return to full, normal activity. KMHS serves more than 6,500 children, youth, adults and families each year, providing hope, strength and stability when it’s needed most. As a respected leader in the community mental health and substance use disorder field since 1978, we’ve earned a reputation as a vigilant steward of public funds. KMHS employs more than 500 individuals staffing dozens of programs and serving Kitsap residents of all ages and backgrounds.