Sr Clinical Nurse I - ADULT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT
Inpatient Adult Behavioral Health Unit
Clinical and Professional Leader at the Unit
The Division of Adult Psychiatry is uniquely positioned to offer a range of services with a continuum of care that consists of two acute inpatient units (11 West and 12 West), a Behavioral Health (Adult/Gero) Partial Hospitalization program. The prevailing philosophy throughout the adult continuum of care is to provide excellent care at the most appropriate level. The team members consist of psychiatrists, registered nurses, mental health associates, clinical social workers, psychiatric occupational therapists, and students from various disciplines (medicine, nursing, occupational therapy and social work).
This role is designed for the Nurse who is a LEADER. Demonstrates effective and consistent Leadership behaviors in advancing evidence based practices, leading unit governance initiatives, and coaching others to achieve and grow in the role of the professional nurse.
Education & Experience
The Professional Advancement Model contains four roles:
The SCNI role is aimed for the nurse who is a clinical and professional leader at the unit level. The SCNII role is designed for the nurse who has achieved expertise and leadership in the clinical and professional role within the unit and beyond. Each nursing unit can support an unlimited number of SCNs.
Professional Advancement Model Overview:
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
Bachelors degree preferred (BSN preferred). BSN required for new applicants after July 1, 2013.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated evidence of professional growth and development through enrollment in a degree program such as one of the following: specialty certification; teaching in formal hospital programs; teaching in formal programs outside of hospital; board member of professional association.