Job Details

Position : Geropsychiatric Behavioral Health Nurse

1 year previous nursing experience preferred.

Medical terminology required.

Nurse managers supervise the geropsychiatric unit’s nursing staff by assigning them to specific patients and setting work schedules.

They also evaluate employee performance and reward nurses who provide superior patient care while reprimanding or taking other disciplinary action against those who violate rules or ethics guidelines or fail to fulfill their job duties.

They also coach the nurses in their units, especially recent graduates or those new to the facility.

In addition, nurse managers create departmental budgets and ensure the unit is well stocked with medication and other supplies.