Jan 16, 2020

Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN - Adult

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA

Job Description

Strawberry Hill Campus Opportunities

  • Can you calm the storm in a patient’s live and guide their care compassionately?
  • Are you dedicated to working as long as it takes to deliver desired results?
  • Do you take pride in making a impact on people's lives everyday?
  • Are you able to identify solutions when you encounter challenges in high-stress environment?

If you answered "yes" to the questions above, this opportunity as a Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Registered Nurse at our Strawberry Hill campus might be for you!

The Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN ensures that all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, and patient satisfaction.

Our newest campus, Strawberry Hill, opens this fall and we are looking for passionate individuals to join our team! At Strawberry Hill we will provide inpatient treatment and services for adults in our 47-bed facility. This state-of-the-art building has an indoor garden and so much more to offer a peaceful and soothing space to help patients heal. Apply today to join our team and make a difference in our community!

We are hiring for day shift, night shift & PRN!

Responsibilities

Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associates degree or higher in Nursing
  • For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN within five years of hire

OR

  • Must complete additional studies for one year as designated (study will be determined by unit educator and nurse manager as deemed needed by employee) AND must obtain Advanced Certification (Psychiatric Nurse certification or Medical Nurse certification) within 2 years
  • Certified in behavior management techniques
  • RN License in state of practice
  • CPR certification
  • Knowledge and understanding of physician desk reference guide
  • Computer literate and proficient in various computer programs
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards

Preferred:

  • BSN degree
  • Minimum one to three years of relevant experience