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Registered Nurse RN Behavioral Health

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 by LewisGale Medical Center

Salem, VA 24153
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes.
More specifically, our Behavioral Health Unit offers hope, help, encouragement and support for individuals with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs,
including depression, chemical dependency such as drug or alcohol addiction, anxiety and many other issues. Individuals receive the best quality care through specialized services in safe, healthy, confidential and calming environments. Also, our programs cover a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services for adolescents age 13 and up, adults, impaired professionals and some geriatric patients. See additional information about this unit our website .
Additional Information about our Behavioral Health Unit:
  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity
  • Patient turn over ranges from 3 - 7 days
  • Provide the use of a gym, art room, and private consultation rooms for patient needs
  • A supportive environment focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification
  • Leaders have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, maintaining a teamwork atmosphere, and delivering excellent patient care

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
  • Student Loan Assistance Program (up to $150/month in assistance)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Current Registered Nurse License in this state
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

Reference: 744616181