The Behavioral Health RN
is responsible for the observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured, or infirm; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of this state to prescribe such medications and treatments. Our Behavioral Health department consists of a 33 bed crisis stabilization & treatment unit, 14 bed all private voluntary retreat unit, 12 bed Intensive Treatment Unit, 12 bed Geriatric Psych Unit, 6-bed Medical Behavioral Health Unit, and a 7 bed ED Intake.
Largo Medical Center utilizes complete computerized charting (Meditech) for patient assessment and care documentation, and eMAR to electronically record medication administration for the delivery of all medications provided to their patients.
Largo Medical Center is a statutory teaching hospital with 12 residency programs. It consists of two campuses which offer one of the most comprehensive complements of services for patients in the Tampa Bay. Conveniently located in Largo, Florida - south of Clearwater and north of St. Petersburg - with Indian Rocks Beach as their backyard playground. The location makes for a perfect coastal lifestyle!