**Inova Fairfax Hospital is seeking a full-time, day shift Registered Nurse Unit Supervisor on the Psychiatry Unit**
This position is 3 x 12 hour shifts
The in-patient adult psychiatric unit is a 41 bed unit comprised of three wings:
14 bed mood unit
15 bed acute psychiatric unit
12 bed psychiatric medical unit
The in-patient adult psychiatric unit is located at Inova Fairfax Hospital, named the #1 Hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Report's annual hospital rankings. Our inpatient units provide our clients with safety, structure, and stabilization provided by our inter-disciplinary team. Therapeutic group activities, including creative art therapy, are held throughout the day. The average nurse to patient ratio is 6:1.
The Psychiatric RN Unit Supervisor:
* Responsible for staffing, patient review, and placement
* Serves as a resource to the Charge Nurse and staff
* Responds to all events on units
* Assists with orientation
* Conducts chart and environmental audits per TJC standards
* Coaching and education of staff
* Can act as Charge Nurse or take patients if needed
The Inova Registered Nurse Unit Supervisor:
Front line leader who is accountable for delivering highly reliable results related to Quality and Best Practices to improve clinical operation of the unit; embraces, uses and understands the research behind nursing practice and quality tools. Supports unit-based shared governance and decentralized decision-making structures and processes.
Role model who leads by example in delivering Service Always and in making Patient Experience a priority on unit(s) of responsibility. Seeks every opportunity to meet the unique needs of each person we are privileged to serve-every time, every touch. Ensures that care is patient-centered.
Continually pursues activities that will ensure smooth clinical operations/flow and compliance with Inova's goals of providing safe, equitable, patient-centered, timely, efficient and effective care in a holistic and evidence-based practice environment. Values and promotes collegial working relationships within and among disciplines.
Engaged team member who is empowered to support our People priority by providing genuine acts of caring, appreciation, recognition, coaching, mentoring and encouragement to all members of the care team in order to further enculturate Inova's Care Delivery Model and results for all of Inova's strategic priorities. communicates effectively and supports production of an environment of mutual trust.
IND1 #LI-CR1 Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.
Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
Internal Number: 57249BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.