Registered Nurse (RN) Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit

Employer
Medical City North Hills
Location
N Richland Hills, TX
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jul 01, 2019
Closes
Jul 23, 2019
Ref
00444-113340
Contract Type
Permanent
Description
SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Registered Nurse - Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit

Full-time - FT






Medical City North Hills is an award-winning 164-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of northeast Tarrant County in North Richland Hills. The hospital offers a full range of services, specializing in heart and vascular services, orthopedics, surgery, and emergency care and has been recognized as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission for 2013 - 2015.

POSITION SUMMARY

Utilizing the standards set forth in the Nurse Practice Act, the Geriatric Psychiatric Registered Nurse (Geri Psych RN) will organize, modify, evaluate, document and maintain the plan of care for psychiatric patients. The plan of care will focus on individualized assessment/treatment, crisis stabilization, patient/family needs, holistic and supportive care.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develops a treatment plan addressing the psychosocial and educational needs of the patient, and revises the plan as needed

• Communicates with physicians and other team members regarding progress and needs of patients

• Intervenes with patients as guided by the treatment plan or clinical judgment

• Collaborates with team members in development and implementation of milieu activities

• Educates patients in medications, illness and other health needs

Qualifications

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

• ADN required

• BSN preferred

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

• Current Texas State RN license (Compact license is accepted but TX State RN license required within 30 days of hire)

• Current CPR

• Current SAMA or CPI certification or must be obtained during orientation

EXPERIENCE

• Experience with crisis stabilization, chronic mental illness and chemical dependency is preferred

'Registered Nurse" RN "Psychiatric RN" "Psych RN" "Geri Psych" "Geri Psych RN" "Geri-psych RN" "Behavioral Health" "GBU" "Geriatric Behavioral Health" "Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit"

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