Nurse Manager – Partial Hospitalization Program – Full-time

Requisition Number: 2023-4803

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Clinton, MD


Come work with a great team!  Signet Health manages the behavioral health services for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center and is seeking an experienced, professional, and organized individual for the Nurse Manager position to support our Behavioral Health - Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package including generous PTO.

Our partial hospitalization program fills a gap in mental health services by providing supportive and structured crisis intervention for individuals requiring more intensive mental health care than a weekly counseling or psychiatric appointment can provide. It may also be utilized as a step down from inpatient psychiatric treatment for individuals at risk for readmission.

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Intake and Assessment.

Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Works as part of an interdisciplinary team made up of Psychiatrists, counselors/therapists
  • Maintain accurate, timely, detailed reports and records including the nursing assessment, treatment plan and updates
  • Facilitates two psycho-education groups with documentation per day
  • Serves as a liaison between physician, patient and families for medical questions and concerns
  • Obtains prior authorizations for treatment days
  • Display effective communication skills
  • Maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians and staff.
  • Provides oversight and accountability for the day-to-day functioning of the program 
  • Plan and coordinate and facilitate activities designed to create and maintain a favorable public image
  • Other duties as assigned to support PHP


  • Current RN License in the state of Maryland 
  • BSN (Required)
  • 4 years related experience
  • BLS (American Heart Association BLS Provider) required


Hospital/Program Description

The Behavioral Health Unit includes a 24-bed Adult inpatient unit and Partial Hospitalization Program.