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Registered Nurse - RN

Company: Haverhill Behavioral Health
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Looking for RN's for FT, PT or PRN Evenings/NightsHaverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital provides superior mental health services via a 50-bed adult inpatient program and a 21-bed geriatric inpatrient program. We are located in Haverhill, MA.We are looking for Registered Nurses to join our outstanding nursing team at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital. We are a leading New England behavioral health facility that provides comprehensive mental health services for adults over the age of 19 in the Haverhill, MA, area. At Haverhill Pavilion, we provide patient-focused, interdisciplinary behavioral healthcare, including a specialized geriatric unit for adults over the age of 50. This is a great opportunity for new graduate nurses as well as nurses with experience.*New Grads encouraged to apply*EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:At Acadia Healthcare, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription drug plan, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, vision, dental, and voluntary short-term and long-term disability coverage. Additionally, our well-being programs encompass employee assistance programs, financial support, tuition reimbursement, and much more.AVAILABLE SHIFTS:PT or PRNDAYS, EVENINGSWEEKEND ONLY SHIFTS AVAILABLEPURPOSE STATEMENT:Responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients with a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude to foster a supportive and therapeutic environment. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develop and implement nursing care plans, maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions. Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures. Ensure physicians orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure. Ensure patients status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Collaborate with others to ensure that all patients physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints. Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc. Ensure nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs and initial treatment plan is completed upon admission. Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care. Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents. Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed. Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful to personal space, giving patient direct attention and maintaining rational detachment. Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed. Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner.OTHER FUNCTIONS: Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.Qualifications:EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. One or more years nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: Current RN license as required by state. CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility). First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.AHRNby Jobble

Keywords: Haverhill Behavioral Health, Haverhill , Registered Nurse - RN, Healthcare , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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