Newport News Behavioral Health Center is a 108 bed intensive and highly structured residential treatment for psychiatric and behavioral health needs of adolescent males and females ages 11-18yrs. Newport News has an on-site certified school, art and music therapists, and vocational programming. Newport News, VA is a beautiful seaside city, rich in maritime history and conveniently located to DC and other major North Eastern cities.
Newport News Behavioral Health Center offers comprehensive benefits for the Registered Nurse (RN) position, such as:
If you would like to learn more about the Infection Contrl Preventionist position before applying, please contact Jerry Strylowski, Recruiter at Jerry.Strylowski@UHSINC.Com, Telephone: (757)369-5336.
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An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Registered Nurse (RN) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development as a Registered Nurse (RN) with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
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The LPN implements nursing care for assigned residents. The LPN assists in the assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of the DON according to standards of practice. The LPN utilizes advanced skills in patient care after education and training.
Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing program for Licensed Practical Nurses and hold a valid license in the state of Virginia to practice as an LPN. Current CPR certification or upon hire attend CPR certification. Prefer a minimum of one year experience in an adolescent psychiatric or general psychiatric setting. Requires mental alertness; at times requires critical thinking under stress situations. Requires stamina to work in a fast-paced environment. Must complete APIC Epidemiology courses EPI 101 and 102 infection preventionist (IP) model competency within 1 year.
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