RN/Psych (Inpatient)

Job Code: 491116

LOCATION:  Lane County (OR)

Enjoy up to a $5,000 sign on bonus with this great opportunity to join a not-for-profit faith-based health system with a mission-driven environment committed to delivering compassionate care and exceptional medicine to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. Be a part of approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. Enjoy a competitive compensation with a robust benefits package and a collaborative, mission-driven work environment dedicated to compassionate care and excellent medicine.

Seeking an experienced Inpatient Psych RN to provide professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

Days/nights/evening shifts available.

Essential Functions:

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.
  • One (1) year of continuous inpatient psychiatric experience within the last five years OR three (3) years of clinical experience in outpatient behavioral health/psychiatry/community based mental health setting combined with successful completion of Inpatient Behavioral Health education modules, orientation, and standard competencies OR successful completion of an approved training course/orientation and standard competencies within six (6) months of hire.
  • Ability to deal effectively with agitated and potentially violent patients.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS certification may be required.
  • See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills

Physical/Cognitive Requirements:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail (34-65% of work time)
  • Job duties may require use of additional PPE such as eye shield, respirator, and mask.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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