Psychiatric Nurse Manager

Chambers Memorial Hospital is actively recruiting an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Manager for its 12-bed In-patient Psychiatric Program.  This position will work to provide an environment for effective relationship-based nursing care and to ensure that the department consistently provides high-quality care with positive patient outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and standards of care.
  • Promotes, develops, and evaluates processes, and systems for patient care and satisfaction to recommend and integrate appropriate changes.
  • Ensures compliance with hospital, state, federal, and licensing agency regulatory standards.
  • Collaborates with multiple disciplines in maintaining the quality of care by communicating with ancillary departments, medical staff, etc. Acts as a role model regarding collaboration and partnerships with physicians and other departments.
  • Ensures effective recruitment, hiring, staffing, retention, corrective action, and competency assessment for employees in assigned departments. Conducts performance appraisals.
  • Leads and/or participates in Quality Improvement (QI) groups, and other multidisciplinary meetings. Works with nursing and medical staff to determine the quality indicators and organizes efforts to continually improve that quality.
  • Collaborates with community health organizations to enhance the hospital’s community presence.


  • Active Arkansas RN licensure in good standing.
  • BLS certification from American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), or Canadian equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in the care of the mentally ill and supervision of paraprofessional staff; assessment, planning, provision, and evaluation of psychiatric nursing care to patients.
  • Experience with medication teaching, management of the therapeutic milieu and providing mandatory, and voluntary in-service training to all staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to develop and implement improved methods of care delivery, policies and procedures and educational/clinical programs appropriate to the needs of the staff, patient, and community.
  • Evaluate nursing practice outcomes and resolve technical and/or managerial issues.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse groups.

To apply, send your resume to Chambers Memorial Hospital,  719 Detroit Ave., Danville, AR 72833 or fill out the form linked below to apply online.  For more information you may call us at 479-495-2241.

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