Ascension Health RN Behavioral Health Registered Nurse in Waco, Texas

Job ID: 253895

RN Behavioral Health Registered Nurse

Waco, Texas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: RN-Behavioral Health

City, State: Waco,TX

Location: DePaul Ctr

Department: Geriatric Psych Nrsng Unit 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 36 hours,Weekly

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Develops a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan.

  • Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.

  • Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.

  • Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed. Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing (GN) obtained prior to start date or job transfer date is required-OR-Temporary or Current Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice in the state of Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date-OR current home state license for multi-state license recognition through the Nurse Licensure Compact is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 1 Year Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

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Note: If this job opening falls within the Nursing, Nursing Support, or Frontline Supervisor job families, in order to be considered for this job opening you will be required to complete an online fit assessment and satisfy all other job requirements. Details on completing the assessment will be emailed to you one business day after your completed application has been submitted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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