Community Health Systems RN Nurse Manager - Adult 3 / Adult 5 Units - First Hospital -1.0 FT D in Kingston, Pennsylvania


Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer and the CEO, the Nurse Manager directs and coordinates nursing services on an assigned program/unit on a continuous twenty-four (24) hour basis. Supervises the Staff Nurses in the implementation of Standards of Patient Care and Practice, and supervises Mental Health Technicians and Allied Therapists other members of the nursing staff in the delivery of patient care.


Nursing degree from an accredited college, university or associate degree program or a diploma from a nursing diploma programs; BSN preferred. Current Pennsylvania registration professional nurse license or temporary practice permit (State of Pennsylvania) required; BLS Certification required; ANA Certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing preferred.

BLS required, must be completed prior to end of orientation period

Five (5) years of psychiatric nursing experience preferred; two (2) years supervisory experience preferred. Expertise in implementation of the nursing process; knowledge of theory and principles of psychiatric nursing; demonstrates written and verbal communication skills and the ability to express ideas in a clear, concise, and legible form. Knowledge of legal implications of practice; ability to interface with all disciplines; ability to delegate/assign and motivate; practices within the American Nursing Association Code of Ethics; exercises tact, diplomacy, and good judgment at all times.

Job: Nursing

Organization: Wilkes Barre Behav Couns

Location: PA-Kingston

Requisition ID: 1815875