Psych Nurse RN
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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 11/23/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 00355-8279
Nights (rotating weekends)
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available to qualified Nurses!!
CAPITAL REGIONAL is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.
UNIT DESCRIPTION: The Behavioral Health Center at Capital Regional is dedicated to meeting the growing needs in our community for behavioral-health-specific healthcare. Our state-of-the art center provides a continuum of care that addresses both acute phases of illness and the follow up that is necessary to maintain excellent patient outcomes within a compassionate and caring environment. We serve an adult population; all patients are at least 18 years old. Our patients primary diagnosis is psychiatric (both mood and psychotic disorders), and they may also have a dual diagnosis related to substance or alcohol abuse.
The 24-bed unit, is designed for the safety and comfort of our patients. The program provides our patients with medication management, as well as individual and group-based therapy programs. Groups are led by all members of the treatment team based on the daily schedule.
The Behavioral Health Center's treatment team consists of licensed professionals including Board-Certified Psychiatrists, Physicians, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists, and Mental Health Technicians.
Provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians, to deliver quality health care.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
* Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required
* State of
Florida RN License required
* BLS AHA Healthcare Provider required
* RN-C preferred
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
* 1 year of previous Behavioral Health care experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
* Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician s orders
* Knowledge of body substance isolation
* Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
* Basic computer skills
Last Edited: 11/21/2017