Staff RN - SBHU - P/T Days - New Rates! in Leavenworth, KS at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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Job Description



Overview

At Saint John Hospital, we are committed to providing a superior Patient Experience and are rated among the top hospitals in Patient Safety. We have an awesome Culture which is nurtured by excellent communication, collaboration and engagement - our team members love working here because we treat each other like family!

 

Saint John Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation's leading hospital systems, recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the '15 Top Health Systems' in the nation. As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care for the residents of Leavenworth and Northeastern Wyandotte County.

Responsibilities

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This position is in our Senior Behavioral Health Unit. Our Registered Nurses perform basic duties that include treating and educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and, provide advice and emotional support to patients and/or family members. They are also involved in running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. As you would suspect, they record patient’s medical histories and symptoms, help to perform diagnostic tests, analyze results, and, help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. They enjoy teaching patients and their families how to manage their illness and/or injury. Sound Intriguing, if so, you should know we also provide an extremely competitive compensation package and some of the best benefits in the area.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Must have current and valid State license as a Registered Nurse.

  • BLS upon hire and maintain current.

  • Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.

  • Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatientand outpatient behavioral health units.

  • Working knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health care.

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually

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