Psych RN $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
|LifeCare Behavioral Health Hospital of Pittsburgh features 49 private rooms for acutely ill voluntary and involuntary committed patients and is conveniently located on the second floor of our LifeCare Main Campus. The Behavioral Health Hospital’s programs provide acute psychiatric inpatient care for a variety of mental illnesses and appropriate therapeutic activities for those patients who require medical attention in addition to their psychiatric care. Our programs are designed to address a broad range of emotional and behavioral conditions, and Treatment Resistant Illnesses such as Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
We have an immediate opportunity for Psychiatric RN's - $5,000 Sign On Bonus!
General Summary: The Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and provides behavioral health nursing care to assigned patients utilizing the nursing process to facilitate the patient’s progression toward optimal health. The RN provides, directs and guides patient/family teaching and readiness for discharge to prepare the patient for self, home or further professional care. The RN is actively involved in department activities, transdisciplinary treatment team activities, and LCBHH activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all behavioral health patients admitted to LCBHH.
Patient Population: Has contact with patients in a clinical setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when interacting with behavioral health patients in the adult (18-65 years of age) and geriatric (65 and older) populations.
Supervision: Oversees and directs delegated functions of Mental Health Assistants and Unit Clerks.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in a psychiatric setting is preferred.
Education: Graduate of an approved Registered Nurse program is required.
Licensure/Certification: Current Registered Nurse license in the state where practicing is required. Current BLS certification is required upon hire or within 6 months of hire. Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCM) education and certification is required within 60 days of hire. Additionally, IV and phlebotomy competency must be obtained within 6 months of hire. All Registered Nurses must maintain current licensure, BLS and CCM certification while employed with LifeCare Hospitals.