Oct 20, 2020

Behavioral Health Adult Psych RN - FT Days

  • Novant Health
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Job Description

Overview

Forsyth Medical Center - Behavioral Health RN

Are you seeking a career that will challenge you to never stop short of #remarkable? Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center is seeking a Behavioral Health Adult Psych Unit RN to serve as leaders of the healthcare team by establishing an authentic, personalized relationship with the patient and their support system. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

Novant Health is an integrated system of physician practices, hospitals, outpatient centers, and more – each element committed to delivering a remarkable healthcare experience for patients and their families. With world-class technology, personal connections, and care that’s easier to access and understand, Novant Health is with patients every step of the way on their journey to health and wellness.

About Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center:

  • 900+ bed, non-profit regional medical center located in Winston Salem, NC
  • Offers a full range of medical, surgical rehabilitative & behavioral health sciences
  • Magnet Recognized

Nursing at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center:

  • Shared governance
  • Clinical ladder program
  • Leadership development programs, tuition reimbursements & financial assistance with certifications
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Salaries commensurate upon experience
  • Sign-on Bonus available for qualifying applicants
  • 403b and matching program
  • Recognized as a leader in improving the quality of healthcare by many national independent organizations

Benefits of work at Novant Health:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • On-site child care programs
  • Recognized as one of the 50 best places for women and managers of diverse backgrounds to work

To learn more about Novant Health as an organization, its culture, Team Members and the communities we serve, visit www.novanthealth.org. #JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealthNursing

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Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree Preferred Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. If your RN nursing license has been inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more and you have not been licensed in another state during the last five years, successful completion of a Board approved refresher course is required prior to reactivating or reinstating your license. In order to be considered for current licensure status, you must apply for reinstatement within one year of completing the refresher course

Experience: One year relevant experience Preferred

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current RN licensure in appropriate state Required CPI certification within three months of hire. Required PALS for adolescent unit Preferred

Additional Skills Required: Ability to perform all CPI physical holds. Ability to care for Behavioral Health age specific patients within facility. Ability to establish and maintain control of violent patients, defend self and others against violent assaults, ability to react appropriately in psychiatric crises, ability use violent and non-violent restraints per policy and procedure. Ability to comprehend policies and procedures and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team. Ability to intervene in a therapeutic manner for behavior patterns demonstrated by patients with a mental illness, personality disorder, substance abuse or developmental disabilities. Knowledge of psychiatric medications, side effects and treatment interventions, knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, mental health concepts, and evidence based therapeutic interventions and treatments.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".