RN, Behavioral Health Unit

Lawrenceville Georgia
Feb 09, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Behavioral Health
Contract Type
Per Diem
Position Description
Under the direction of the Behavioral Health Holding Unit (BHHU) Supervisor and Emergency Services Director is responsible for the nursing care of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The Registered Professional Nurse assesses assigned patients as well as plans, implements and evaluates care and discharge plan. Must be flexible and fit to provide fast and efficient nursing care even for dangerous patients and have the ability to deal with many mental disabilities. Also must be familiar with the GA state law of medical clearance and care of 1013 and 2013. Coordinates with all members of the BHHU care team to provide a safe environment for the patients. Provides leadership and direction to Behavioral Health Advocates and other patient care providers as necessary.

Position Requirements
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
- Current State of Georgia Registered Nurse License
- Healthcare Provider BLS
- Prior experience with inpatient and/or outpatient psychiatry and/or one year or more experience in an Emergency Department

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7a-7p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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