Are you looking for a rewarding career working with children?
Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?
If so, a career with Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital may be the perfect fit for you!
A Career with Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital Offers....
Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital is dedicated to providing behavioral health and psychiatric support to children and teens ages 3 to 17. Quality behavioral health is our passion. Improving the lives is our reward. We are working to improve lives and transform the delivery of healthcare. Job Summary:
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Garfield Park Hospital. The Registered Nurse prescribes, coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process which is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care. The Registered Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit. The Registered Nurse is authorized to initiate restraints or seclusion and assess continuation. The Registered Nurse also assumes Charge Nurse responsibilities as required.
Education: Graduate of nursing program required.
Experience: One-year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois required. BLS Provider certification through the American Heart Association and CPI certification required upon completion of orientation. BLS Provider and CPI certifications must remain active throughout employment.
Knowledge: Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management, restraint and seclusion procedures and criteria and CPR training.
Supervision Received: Clinical Program Director, Nursing Supervisor, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Director of Nursing
Supervision Exercised: Mental Health Specialist, Lead Mental Health Specialist, & Program Specialist
Line of Promotion: Nursing Supervisor
Environmental Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.
Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients with crisis prevention interventions. Push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
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Upper Merion Township, PA
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