Responsible for planning, directing, controlling and evaluating the activities, functions, and personnel of the Behavioral Health Unit to ensure delivery of high quality patient care. Assesses and prioritizes patient care needs. Performs and delegates nursing interventions. Assigns available staff to best meet the needs of the patients. Communicates effectively with providers to inform them of changing patient needs, receives and implements new orders. I Must be currently licensed by the state of Mississippi to practice as a registered nurse. Masters degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing (or equivalent) required. Must hold current certifications in CPR and ACLS. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Experience preferred.
Position Type: Full Time
Careers at Covington County Hospital