*RN, Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice.This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction.
Graduate of an RN program
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Mental Health Technician, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk
Two (2) years experience in psychiatric nursing preferred
Valid Registered Nurse license to practice within the state of Louisiana
American Heart Association Basic Life Support
Current SAMA training or completion within 90 days of employment with annual recertification