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Registered Nurse RN Thought Disorder Unit

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by Chippenham Hospital

Richmond, VA 23223
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description
SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

Our Registered Nurse teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Tucker Pavilion, at HCA Virginia s Chippenham Hospital, has been committed to the Behavioral Health needs of our community for over 100 years. We offer a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients in our newly renovated units.

Tucker Pavilion The Leader in Behavioral Health:
  • Offering of care continuum crisis team on site, inpatient/acute care for all ages, partial hospitalization for adolescents/adults
  • Use of audiovisual technology to offer Behavioral Health Needs assessments to HCA Virginia s Emergency Departments
  • Partnership with the community in offering a Crisis Triage Center
  • Injection of clinical pathways in programming
  • Diverse array of therapeutic offerings yoga, 12 step support, NAMI peer support, spiritual, pet therapy, gym on site, and more
  • Quality focus with outcome measurements injected into clinical programming
  • Four Child Psychiatrists
  • Host site for Behavioral Health clinical nursing rotations
Thought Disorder Unit - Tucker 2 East:
  • 26 bed acute inpatient unit
  • Patient population consists of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder with psychotic features
  • Team nursing approach
  • Good work-life balance
  • Unit practice is high touch and high tech , and multitasking with the ability to perform well under pressure
The Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Provide therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, in support of HCA ethical principles and values.
  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care.
  • Delegate appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision.
  • Work closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff.
  • Evaluate patient s signs and symptoms; and record and report results.
  • Set priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment.
  • Collaborate with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment and assist physician during treatment/examination of patient and process orders.
  • Makes appropriate and timely notification to physicians on patient condition changes.
Qualifications
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from an accredited nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a Registered Nurse (required)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
EXPERIENCE:
  • 2 years of nursing experience in a hospital or behavioral health setting (required)
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Reference: 744683685