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RN ~ PSYCH ~ FT & PT Various Shifts - (100552)

Universal Health Services
Birmingham, AL 35203
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  • Job Code
    100552
  • Jobs Rated
    118th

::At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services is the only free-standing, full-service psychiatric hospital in the Greater Birmingham, Ala area. Hill Crests campus-like setting provides an active, positive treatment environment for patients and their families. Drawing from a rich tradition in treating psychiatric illness for more than 80 years, Hill Crest remains on the cutting edge of new developments and offers a full continuum of care for both inpatient and outpatient: acute child, adolescent, and adult. Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services also offers residential treatment for adolescents (ages 12 17) from Alabama and other states in need of long-term treatment, due to severe behavioral, emotional and/or family problems.

To learn more visit: https://www.hillcrestbhs.com/

We are currently seeking energetic and dynamic applicants to join our team as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge, effectiveness, and efficiency in providing nursing care. Provides a safe and therapeutic environment that ensures patients rights are respected.
  • Performs daily documentation accurately reflecting the nursing process. Performs Nursing Assessments and nursing interventions that reflect the patients Treatment Plan.
  • Safely prepares, administers, documents and monitors results of medications.
  • Responds appropriately to crisis situations. Therapeutically intervenes to de-escalate and calm anxious and/or acting out patients.
  • Applies and /or directs the use of physical restraints. Utilizes time-out and seclusion in an emergency situation, while following policy and procedures (P&P). Also notify physician for orders within one hour of seclusion or restraint.
  • Coordinates completion of Master Treatment Plan (MTP) with team members. Assists in developing measurable goals. Modifies the nursing component of the Master Treatment Plan as required by patient needs or determined by evaluation of care.
  • Develops a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients. Sets limits for inappropriate patient behaviors according to program guidelines. Encourages safe independent behavior in patients.

Job Requirements

::Requirements:

  • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Alabama.
  • Current CPR or BLS certification.
  • Preferred one year of experience working in a psychiatric inpatient setting with adolescents and adults.
  • Current status in good standing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alabama.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of normal growth and development of the population served.
  • New hire RN/LPNs are required to attend 2 full weeks of New Employee Orientation on day shift, normally 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Also additional training will be provided on the unit.
  • Must successfully pass background check (includes criminal history, Child Abuse and Neglect Registry, and ABI/FBI fingerprint check) and drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-04-02

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