Registered Nurse (RN) Psychiatric Intake PT
Grand Strand Health is a part of the national HCA healthcare network. Grand Strand Health is a multi-facility health system located on the beautiful coast of South Carolina. Grand Strand Health is comprised of a 325-bed acute care hospital, which is a designated Level I trauma center and has the only cardiac surgery program, neurosurgery program and pediatric intensive care unit in Horry and Georgetown counties. Grand Strand Health also has two freestanding ER facilities (South Stand Medical Center and North Strand ER) and outpatient medical services (Advanced Wound Center, The Breast Center, Carolina Forest Imaging Center, South Strand Medical Center). Affiliated with Grand Strand Health are a number of physician practices that provide heart & vascular care, spine & neuro care, surgical care and primary care. Grand Strand Health is a teaching hospital and has expanded its residency programs to include five specialties: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine and Transitional Year. These quality-focused services work together to provide excellence in medical care to residents in our communities.
Grand Strand Medical Center is offering a new service line at our South Strand location opening in early January of 2018. A 20 Bed Behavioral Health adult inpatient unit, offering 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.
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.