1330 HIGHWAY 231 | SOUTH TROY, AL 36081 | (334) 670-5000

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Director of Senior Behavioral Care Unit - Senior Behavioral Care Unit
The Troy Regional Senior Behavior Care Unit is a licensed 18-bed unit dedicated to the care of 55 and over patients struggling with behavior issues. The nursing Director will provide management of the Geriatric Psychiatric services program and coordination of nursing care for patients. Will also assist in staffing. Must be responsible for implementation of best practices and will have accountability for the operations of the Geriatric Psychiatric unit as a whole.

Direct care duties include: providing and coordinating all aspects of patient care; use of the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and reassess the physical, psychosocial, educational, environmental, and spiritual needs of patients receiving care, including the needs of their families and significant others; maintaining central venous catheters and implanted ports, providing patient education, beginning and discontinuing procedures, administering medications. Also provides emotional support to patients and guests while multi-tasking and continuously monitoring patient status. Must provide compassionate care to all patients and a high level of customer service

Qualifications:

A Master's level Nursing is preferred but willing to consider BSN with comparable training and experience in psychiatric nursing. Alabama Registered Nurse license in good standing required. Must have a minimum of two years in nurse management or charge roles and at least three to five years nursing experience in Geriatric Psychiatric care. Previous teaching experience helpful. BLS and ACLS all required. Must be willing to participate in Nursing Leadership Call rotation if requested.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other

Contact Information
Amelia Culpepper - HR Generalist
HR
Email: amelia.culpepper@troymedicalcenter.com
Phone: 334-670-5394
Fax: 334-670-5349
"RN" "Registered Nurse" "Nurse" "Geriatric"

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