Staff RN 12 Hr - SJH Psych Acute Adult - Bonus Available in Leavenworth, KS at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview Serving the needs of the Leavenworth community since 1864, Saint John Hospital continues in the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. These brave women answered the call of Bishop Miege to come to the Kansas territory in 1858 providing schools, orphanages, and care for the sick. Today, Prime Healthcare continues this legacy as Saint John Hospital and is home to innovative, patient-centered, health care, quality physicians, and compassionate staff.

 

Our Senior Behavioral Health unit at Saint John Hospital is a 30-bed unit that provides a welcoming, safe, supportive environment where patients receive care based on their individualized needs. Our interdisciplinary approach includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.

Responsibilities Looking for an opportunity where you can truly make a difference in the lives of your patients and their families? Our Senior Behavioral Health Unit provides superior care to the geriatric population it serves, and if you are interested in being part of our team, we would love to speak with you!

**Up to $10,000* bonus**

 

Registered nurses (RNs) perform basic duties that include treating patients, educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and providing advice and emotional support to patients and/or family members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help to perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. RNs teach patients and their families how to manage their illness or injury, diet and exercise programs, and self-administration of medication and physical therapy. Other related duties.

 

*Bonus restrictions apply.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Must have current and valid State license as a Registered Nurse.
  2. BLS upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.
  4. Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatientand outpatient behavioral health units.
  5. Working knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health care.
  6. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually
 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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