Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health / Psychiatric FT

Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 05, 2017
Closes
Jan 14, 2018
Ref
00062-19287
Specialty
Behavioral Health
Contract Type
Permanent

Trident Health is a 407-bed HCA hospital system comprised of two acute care hospitals - Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center - as well as two free standing emergency departments - Centre Pointe Emergency and Moncks Corner Medical Center. The Joint Commission recently named Trident Health as one of the nations top hospitals for quality and safety for the fourth year in a row. Other noteworthy services include a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, an award-winning Heart Center, the Trident Breast Care Center, and the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Trident Health is committed to providing quality health services along with wellness information and opportunities to the communities it serves.

This is a brand new 10 bed adult inpatient overflow unit from the main Behavioral Health Unit. They offer patients the latest behavioral health treatments including cognitive therapy and individualized psychotherapy. Our inpatient program allows behavioral health patients to undergo treatment in a safe, therapeutic environment with 24/7 access to psychiatric and medical professionals.

Our psychiatry program is rooted in a desire to make our patients feel safe and comfortable at our behavioral health center. We know this can only be accomplished when there is mutual trust between our psychiatric specialists and the patient. The safety and comfort of all of our patients is always at the forefront of everything we do.

Position Summary:  Under the direction of the Nursing Director or Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.  The RN is responsible for directing all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice and federal, state, and local regulations.  The RN incorporates knowledge of patients age specific development and cultural diversity into the plan of care.  The RN contributes to quality nursing care through process improvement techniques and multidisciplinary collaboration that demonstrates positive outcomes in the delivery of patient care.  Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor.  Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training  to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student.   Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.