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Nurse Resident- NW- BHU

Req #: 43360
Location: Randallstown, MD
Job Category: Nursing

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day shift

FTE: 0.90000

Department: Behavioral Health - 8450

Job Description:

 Behavioral Health and 4C provide general, acute care for inpatient adults who may be suffering for mental or behavioral health issues. The 4C unit has a capacity of 14 beds, while the BHU census capacity is 23 beds. Patients in these units may have be depressed, schizophrenic, or struggle with substance abuse or a mood disorder. In addition to the BHU and 4C, staff works in a 6-bed area of the ER, referred to as the Psych West Pod, which can house adults, adolescents or children. The majority of nursing staff in this area cross train to all three areas. Staff members in these areas must be positive and outgoing, and must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status.
*Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team.
*Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred. Less than one year experience. Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Healthstream; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification; BLS certification; ACLS - excludes Acute Care and OR within 1 yr; PALS - ED and PACU, only. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively both written and orally.
**Please be sure to visit the below link for the Nurse Residency Program website for additional application information and requirements!**
http://lifejobs.org/LifeJobs/ProjectConnectatNorthwestHospital.aspx
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