Charge Nurse- NW- Behavioral Health Unit (Sign-on Bonus Potential!)
Req #: 43569
Shift: Day shift
Department: Behavioral Health - 8450
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. Position Summary: Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and functions as advisor, resource, and leader for other members of the patient care team. Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. 1-3 years of experience. Education Discipline: Equivalent to Clinical Ladder RN II, III, IV; Two or more years of experience in the area of clinical specialty. Nursing Certification of specialty area within 3-5 years of hire.