Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Coordinator - Psychiatric (Psych) FT

Location
Waycross, Georgia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Apr 05, 2018
Ref
26870-1245
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Memorial Satilla Health is a 231-bed, full service, acute care medical facility that has been providing high quality medical care in  the Waycross, Georgia for more than 60 years. Our success is the result of a team effort that is focused on caring for patients and their families. 

The Behavioral Health Center has been serving the local community since 2006, the Center is designed to address the unique challenges of our aging community. Located on the third floor of the hospital, this 15-bed inpatient psychiatric unit helps patients cope with lifes transitions, depression, anxiety, psychosis, dementia or other behavioral changes related to aging.  Patients are offered private and semi-private rooms and a therapeutic environment to gain a better understanding of themselves while promoting dignity, privacy and comfort. The primary goals of treatment during hospitalization are improving the patients independence, safety, and functional ability, etc.

The Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator  is responsible for the day to day coordination of an assigned unit for a designated shift.  The Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator keeps nurse manager abreast of concerns with staffing, employees, patient care and ensures care is consistent with the philosophy, mission and values of the hospital, and the Department of Nursing.  As an experienced nurse, this position serves as a resource for the shift and facilitates the orientation process for new employees.  During the assigned shift, the Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator provides patient care, makes staff assignments and coordinates resources to provide the best outcomes for patient care.

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