Fairview is the regions largest, most comprehensive provider of chemical dependency and mental health services. Together with the University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Physicians and Behavioral Healthcare Providers (BHP), we provide a comprehensive program to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults and seniors.
The Nurse Manager will be leading Station 7A and Station 7ITC.
7A is a 19 bed unit and we have some single rooms and some double rooms. We provide a lot of optionsfor groups andencourage patients to attend OT, TR and other therapeutic groups. Many of our patients arrive subdued and depressed, while others arrive decompensated and manic.There are strict guidelines on the unit to ensure safety. 7A is a fun place to work and often you will see staff playing in the halls with patients. We also have a strong Unit Council which is led by frontline staff. We currently are working on encouraging more group participation on 7A. We have a lot of creative energy on our units andlook for new ways to create better programming that is individualized to the specific needs of our patients.
7ITC (Intensive Treatment Center) is a 13 bed unit for acutely ill patients who need a smaller,quieter environment. All of the rooms are single rooms. We offer programming similar to 7A and provide shorter groups to help manage the shorter attention spans. We provide care to many children with autism and ASD. This can be an intense unit with patients who are impulsive and aggressive. We have staff who are passionate about providing structure and their strength is redirecting negative behaviors. Often staff will be seen playing soccer in the hall with the patients.
We also have a strong Unit Council which is led by frontline staff. We currently are working on decreasing restraint use in the ITC . We have a lot of creative energy on our unit andlook for new ways to create better programming that is individualized to the specific needs of our patients.
This Nurse Manager role will plan, manage, coordinate and evaluate patient care activities of the adult in-patient behavioral health units including resource management, quality, regulatory compliance, educational opportunities, and financial management. This role serves as a leader and role model to all staff and also maintains clinical competencies of staff.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field. If bachelors is not in nursing then must have a Master's degree in nursing
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.