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Registered Nurse - Part Time - Behavioral Health

Company: Acadia Healthcare Inc
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Part Time
Overview

Come join our team at Belmont Behavioral Health, and make a difference everyday!

We are looking to add compassionate RNs to our nursing team! Belmont Behavioral Hospital is a 260 bed behavioral health hospital in Philadelphia, PA, providing services to children ages 5 -12, adolescents 13 -17 years of age and adults 18 and older.

Registered Nurse Benefits:

Belmont Behavioral Hospital provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our nurses. Current benefits include:

* Competitive hourly rate with shift differentials available up to ($6)
* Referral Bonus
* Flexible Schedules
* Excellent training program and professional growth opportunities
* Free Parking

Available Shifts and Hours

Full-time and Part-time staff RN positions available for Day, Evening and Night shifts.

We have schedules that operate on 8 hour and 12 hour shifts

Responsibilities

REGISTERED NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Provide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.
* Develop and implement nursing care plans.
* Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
* Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
* Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
* Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.
* Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.
* Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.
* Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
* Accurately administer medications per ordered note.
* Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
* Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.
* Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.
* Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
* Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

* Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
* Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Pennsylvania or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirements
* One year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plus
* CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
* First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.

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Keywords: Acadia Healthcare Inc, Philadelphia , Registered Nurse - Part Time - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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