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Registered Nurse

Company: Peak Behavioral Health
Location: Santa Teresa
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Upon completion of orientation and under general supervision, provides professional nursing care to behaviorally disturbed and mentally ill patients. The Registered Nurse communicates and works collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team i.e. medical staff, administration, clinicians, dietitians and milieu personnel. Takes reasonable care and precautions to ensure high patient safety standards and a therapeutic environment exist. Assumes professional responsibility for both critical and "nice to know" communication occurs in support of continuity of care. Continuously serves as a professional nursing role model to patients, their families, colleagues and concerned others. May assume a coordinating or supervisory role with assigned licensed nursing and milieu personnel i.e. assignments, monitoring schedule/work, follow-through and high acuity direction. Education / Licensure:Candidate will possess an accredited and approved associates of nursing degree with preference given to those with two (+) years of behavioral health experience. SBH encourages all registered nurses to obtain a bachelor's degree in nursing or in the behavioral health sciences OR meet requirements for national certification as a psychiatric nurse within three years of employment. Candidate will possess a valid current registered nursing license from the NM Board of Nursing or from a nurse compact state, where applicable.Skills:1) Comprehensive understanding of the approved scope of nursing practice for advanced practice, registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nursing assistants and non-licensed nursing personnel; 2) Application of nursing standards and practice within an acute psychiatric setting; 3) Ability to apply cultural sensitivity and age specific competency to nursing practice; 4) Effectively respond and actively participate in a psychiatric crisis to resolution; 5) Prepares documentation that reflects a professional nursing perspective and 6) Coordinate care within a multidisciplinary team framework. Additional Requirements: Timely renew and maintain an active registered nursing license, cardiopulmonary resuscitation for healthcare professionals certification, professional skills verification psychiatric crisis management) certification. PI177396587

Keywords: Peak Behavioral Health, El Paso , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Santa Teresa, Texas

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