Nov 04, 2020

Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health, SMC

  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Spartanburg, SC, USA

Job Description

Summary

Current SC Nursing License required and ACLS, BCLS preferred. New graduates and experienced RN's are encouraged to apply.

The Registered Nurse, under the direction of the Nurse Manager, utilizes knowledge and skills to provide direct age-specific and culturallly appropriate care through the use of the nursing process based on knowledge of principles of growth and development, serves as a clinical resource, participates in patient and staff education, demonstrates leadership, and serves as a preceptor.

We have six board-certified psychiatrists and six board-certified Nurse Practitioners who specialize in geriatrics or general psychiatry, who visit and evaluate our patients daily. Our psychiatrists also makes rounds in the Emergency Center and provide consultation services to the Church Street and Mary Black Campus hospitals.

Our Geriatric DPU Unit consists of fifteen (15) beds and are typically available for patients age sixty five (65) and over. Visiting hours are between the hours of 2:30 PM-4:30 PM and 6:30PM - 8:30 PM daily and 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday unless there are extenuating circumstances and then family members will be informed.

The General Psychiatric Unit consists of eleven (11) beds and are available for patients between ages 18 and 60. Visiting hours are from 7:30 PM until 8:30 PM Monday through Friday and 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

The Involuntary Commitment Unit consists of seven (7) beds for patients eighteen (18) and older who are in need of intensive psychiatric care. Visiting hours are from 7:30 PM until 8:30 PM Monday through Friday and 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

We have on staff licensed masters-level social workers, registered nurses, case managers, personal care assistants, and occupational therapists on staff to assist with the inpatient care and to provide you with the resources needed to continue the care upon discharge

Emergency patients are treated in the Behavioral Health unit in the Emergency Center. Some of these patients are admitted to other areas of the hospital due to medical problems rather than psychiatric problems. Others, especially those under the age of 18, are placed in other facilities if needed so they can receive the appropriate care.

Spartanburg Regional offers a wide range of market competitive benefits and compensation. For our
full-time associates, we provide the following (but not limited to) services and benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Prescription Drug Plan and Employee Pharmacy
  • Infertility and adoption benefits
  • CarePlus Disease Management Program, Wellness, Rapid Weight Loss, Nicotine Cessation, Child Development, and Pampered Pregnancy Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • 401(k) Tax-Deferred Plans
  • Paid-Time Off
  • Discount and Purchase Programs
  • Rewards & Recognition Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement