Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health PRN
Company: AdventHealth Central Texas
Posted on: October 23, 2019
DescriptionRegistered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health - AdventHealth
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
- Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying
with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days
a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
- Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both
professionally and personally working with great individuals, part
of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture
where you become family.
- Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and
- Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national
- Largest school district in the area, with more than 50
elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose
- Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and
Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun
- Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational
PRN / Days and Nights Shifts available
You Will Be Responsible For:
-- Communicates effectively with physician regarding patient
-- Patient Assessment Complete and Timely
-- Pain Assessment re-evaluation after meds
-- Medication administration
Wristbands > 95%*
Medications > 95%*
-- Pediatric Co-Sign
-- Obtaining lab work
-- Performing EKG
-- Limited CCT corrections with timeliness of correction
-- Perform and documentation of Q 15 minute and one-to-one patient
-- Documentation of patient behaviors.
-- Facilitate and documentation of groups.
-- Requires compliance with all safety and infection control
policies required to provide clean and safe environment and prevent
injury to patients, employees, or self.
-- Knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the
clinical aspect of the department.
-- Professionally interfaces with fellow employees, physicians, and
patients on a continual basis.
-- Professionally interfaces with external contacts establishing
positive relationships with patients, families, and community
-- Institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in
patients conditions.QualificationsWhat You Will Need:
-- Registered Nurse with Associates Degree.
-- Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of
-- A year of behavioral health experience.
-- BLS Certification from the AHA.
The Registered Nurse plans, provides, and coordinates nursing
practice with psychiatric patients in coordination with other
members of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Performs direct
patient care activities that are developmental and age specific for
the population served; coordinates, supervises and directs those
providing care at a novice and advanced beginner level. Provides
direct nursing care and supervision of patients including focused
nursing assessments, patient education, medication administration,
and documentation of care. The Registered Nurse is under the
supervision of the Evening Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager. This
care is consistent with the hospital accountabilities, Standards of
Practice and in support of the Nursing Service and patient care
goals. Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the unit or
department assigned. This position reports to the Nurse
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Bedside Mobile Workstations (BMW), restraint /seclusion beds, chair
and equipment, video-monitoring, computer, scanner, fax machine,
copier, flipcharts, multi-line/feature telephone, DVD, printer,
calculator, AED, EKG, vital sign machine, Pyxis, phlebotomy, and
oxygen.This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies
with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations
Keywords: AdventHealth Central Texas, Austin , Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health PRN, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas
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