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.
Job Summary: As a member of the patient care team, the RNIII demonstrates proficiency in clinically sound evidence based practice. Recognized as a resource, mentor, preceptor and role model. The RN III must meet all the requirements of the RN I and RN II.
Requirements: 1-3 years of experience; Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a Bachelor's degree; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field;Baccalaureate Nursing Degree in Nursing from accredited School of Nursing