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($10,000 Sign On) RN Charge - Psychiatric (3241)

Company: Bolivar Medical Center
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Bolivar Medical Center

The Charge Nurse will hold additional responsibilities within the geripsych unit. The Registered Charge Nurse executes comprehensive nursing care activities and provides psychiatric nursing staff leadership. He/she assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient's response to treatment. He/she manages/acts within the therapeutic milieu and directs the delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team. He/she will supervise licensed practical / vocational nurses and mental health technicians.

Job Requirements:
Regulatory Requirements:
Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
BLS certificate.
A minimum of one (1) year experience in a gero-psychiatric care setting.
Has satisfactorily completed the competency requirements for the hospital and for the unit including State requirements as a clinically privileged nurse competent in voluntary and involuntary behavioral intervention.
Knowledge, technique and communication skills for the care and -treatment of mental illness in geriatric patients.

Language Skills:
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Skills:
Basic computer knowledge.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of a wide range of psychosocial and cognitive disorders.
Physical Demands:
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Bolivar Medical Center, Jackson , ($10,000 Sign On) RN Charge - Psychiatric (3241), Healthcare , Cleveland, Mississippi

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