Work Schedule: Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type: Full-Time; 40 hours
Location: Scottish Rite
Requisition #: 71170
Behavioral & Mental Health at Children's
Children's is committed to be a leader and a partner in building
a pediatric behavioral and mental health ecosystem that improves
outcomes, reduces stigma, and enhances access to prevention,
diagnosis and treatment.
Behavioral and mental health is rapidly becoming one of the most
pressing pediatric health issues in the United States. What is
known and felt very personally by millions of children, caregivers,
teachers and pediatricians is that one in five children and
adolescents in the U.S. have a behavioral or mental health
condition. Alongside our community, we built a plan to help the 1.5
million children in the metropolitan Atlanta area flourish and
thrive regardless of their circumstance. Through this plan we will
deliver the outcomes our children need. We will reduce the rates of
depression and anxiety in children and adolescents, reduce the
number of suicides in children and adolescents and ultimately
increase the number of children who are resilient despite any
number of life's potential hurdles.
Together we will build a pediatric behavioral and mental health
ecosystem in which our children truly are, "better today and
Manages and oversee unit operational functions, human resource
management, special projects, and process redesign. Coordinates
project teams to ensure quality implementations within established
timelines. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of
safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
- 3 years of experience in a healthcare setting
- Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia
or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
- Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
- Professional Nursing Certification required upon hire or within
one year of hire
- Master's degree in nursing, education, leadership, or other
healthcare related field
- Minimum 1 year of leadership and management experience in a
- Pediatric experience
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
- An understanding of process improvement and project
- Must have excellent written and verbal skills
- Demonstrates the ability to organize workloads and
- Has strong interpersonal skills to interact positively and
productively with a variety of personnel within the hospital,
including administrative and executive staff
PRACTICE (Caring for the Patient)
Manages environment for delivery of care.
Acts as clinical resource for patient population in area.
- Maintains ability to assist with clinical care.
DEVELOPMENT (Fostering Clinical Knowledge)
Participates in educational process related to delivery of
Maintains own professional development.
- Fosters professional development of others via constructive
performance feedback, input, and coaching.
ENGAGEMENT (Engaging and Leading Professionally)
Provides leadership for project management and change.
Participates actively in and supports shared leadership
Fosters collegial relationships between team members, other
departments, and medical staff members.
Demonstrates fiscal accountability in supporting budget
preparation, monthly analysis, and compliance to budget
- May serve as unit leader in absence of manager.
OUTCOMES (Driving Excellent Results)
Participates in achievement of organizational and departmental
Participates in departmental national recognition data
collection processes and analysis.
Facilitates and coordinates work toward care standardization and
performance improvement in accordance with evidence-based
- Performs other responsibilities as required.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with
hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for
the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or
other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory
requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures
related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas
within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution
process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports
compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work performed by people assigned to this
classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up
to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees,
supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with
patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up
to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed
to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization,
Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier
With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673
beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in
Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in
the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric
specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's
hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Children's has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to
Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for
diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.
We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our
employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the
country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and
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Address: 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
Function: Nursing - Nursing - Management