Ascension Health RN Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 265358

RN Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Wichita, Kansas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: RN-Behavioral Health

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Behavioral Health

Department: Adlt Psychiatry Nrsng Unit 003

Additional Job Details: Full Time / Day / 36 hours Weekly

7a - 7p; 3 12 hour shifts per week

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

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.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • 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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Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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