Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Employer
Ascension
Location
Amsterdam, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 03, 2019
Closes
Nov 25, 2019
Specialty
Behavioral Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We Are Hiring

Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health - Adlt Psychiatry Nrsng Unit 001 - FT Rotating - St Mary's Hospital - Amsterdam, NY

Why Join Ascension?

St. Marys Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, New York, provides a full range of outpatient services while featuring an award-winning acute care hospital, three Urgent Care Centers, multiple primary and pediatric health centers, specialty care including Cancer Medicine, Gastroenterology, OB-GYN, ENT, Surgical and Urology, inpatient and outpatient mental health services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned outstanding national rankings for excellence in medicine and patient safety.

St. Mary's Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital- NY, you will have the opportunity to provide direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Develops a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan.
  • Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.
  • Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.
  • Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed. Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Providerobtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Registered Nursecredentialed from theNew York Board of Nursingobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Work Experience:
  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Marys Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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