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RN CLINICAL Behavioral Health Full Time

Frye Regional Medical Center
Tenet Health
Type Full time Posted 2/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/16/2014
NC - North Carolina (All) - Hickory Referral - n/a -    

Description
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We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse - RN whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes.   You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to all patient populations within the patient care setting. This is a full time position working days as a nurse in the psychiatric unit at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

General Position Description:

  1. Charge nurse responsibilities
  2. Direct nurse/patient care duties, therapy procedures, techniques, or patient care
  3. Medication administration and monitoring
  4. Treatment team responsibilities
  5. Assistance with performance of special procedures, techniques, or patient care
  6. Patient and family teaching, counseling and therapeutic intervention
  7. Student and staff orientation and mentoring
  8. Nursing care planning and management.
  9. Attendance Policy
  10. Communications
  11. Adherence to all core measure initiatives, patient safety goals, and NQF Safe Practices

About Behavioral Health at Frye Regional Medical Center

Frye’s General Adult Psychiatric Unit targets both individuals with impaired cognitive functioning and adults whose cognitive abilities may enable them to benefit from group interaction and apply gained insight for personal growth. In this acute care setting, adult clients first work towards gaining reality orientation and earning increased independence within the context of a warm, secure environment. As patients progress, they can also explore their issues with a physician-directed team of specialists. The program offers continuous evaluation and assessments and combines therapeutic groups and interventions with the social work needs of this population.

The adult unit encompasses a wide range of treatment issues. The professionals on our team are experienced in assisting patients with:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Psychosis/Schizophrenic Disorders
  • Suicidal or Homicidal Ideation
  • Anxiety, Panic Attacks or Phobias
  • Marital Relationships or Family Problems
  • Dementia-Related Behaviors

Qualifications
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REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURES
  • Current Registered Nurse License
  • CPR Certified
Ability to apply sound judgment with clinical skills to ensure optimal patient care
  • Accepts and supports changes in work assignments as related to department and patient needs.
  • Participates in all departmental and hospital wide educations offerings, mandatory for position along with an ongoing pursuit of Continuing Education Credits in clinical subjects, management, personal growth and development.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective quality outcomes                                                                                                                                 

    Benefits provided

    • Health care / Dental
    • 401 K
    • Tuition Reimbursement*
    • Student Loan Repayment*
    • Retention Incentives*

    *Select Facilities

    Key Terms

    Registered Nurse, RN, Staff Registered Nurse, Nursing, Medical, Psychiatric, Behavioral Health

  • Job : Nursing
    Primary Location : NC-Hickory
    Hospital/Facility : 334-Frye Regional Medical Center - Hickory, NC
    Job Type : Full-time
    Shift Type : 12 Hour Day
    Shift begin time: 7:00 AM Shift end time: 7:00 PM
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