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RN Adult Behavioral Health FT Days in Killeen, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    5/25/2019
  • Job ID:
    19001101
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Description

RN Adult Behavioral Health

AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Sets priorities for nursing actions based on individual patient’s needs and formulates plan of nursing care.

•         Responds calmly and appropriately to emergency situations

•         Pain Assessment re-evaluation after meds

•         Medication administration

•         Mppid

Wristbands > 95%*

Medications > 95%*

•         Pediatric Co-Sign

•         Performing EKG

•         Limited CCT corrections with timeliness of correction

•         IPOC

•         Perform and documentation of Q 15 minute and one-to-one patient monitoring.

•         Documentation of patient behaviors.

•         Facilitate and documentation of groups.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

•         Registered Nurse with Associates Degree.

•         Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Texas

•         BLS Certification from the AHA.


Job Summary:


The Registered Nurse plans, provides, and coordinates nursing practice with psychiatric patients in coordination with other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team.  Performs direct patient care activities that are developmental and age specific for the population served; coordinates, supervises and directs those providing care at a novice and advanced beginner level. Provides direct nursing care and supervision of patients including focused nursing assessments, patient education, medication administration, and documentation of care.  The Registered Nurse is under the supervision of the Evening Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager. This care is consistent with the hospital accountabilities, Standards of Practice and in support of the Nursing Service and patient care goals.  Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the unit or department assigned. This position reports to the Nurse Manager.

Duties and Job Responsibilities:

•         Sets priorities for nursing actions based on individual patient’s needs and formulates plan of nursing care.

•         Responds calmly and appropriately to emergency situations

•         Communicates effectively with physician regarding patient needs

•         Attends to and carries out orders in a timely and safe manner

•         Patient Assessment Complete and Timely

•         Pain Assessment re-evaluation after meds

•         Medication administration

•         Mppid

Wristbands > 95%*

Medications > 95%*

•         Pediatric Co-Sign

•         Obtaining lab work

•         Performing EKG

•         Limited CCT corrections with timeliness of correction

•         IPOC

•         Perform and documentation of temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.

•         Perform and documentation of Q 15 minute and one-to-one patient monitoring.

•         Documentation of patient behaviors.

•         Facilitate and documentation of groups.

•         Requires compliance with all safety and infection control policies required to provide clean and safe environment and prevent injury to patients, employees, or self.

•         Knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.

•         Professionally interfaces with fellow employees, physicians, and patients on a continual basis.

•         Professionally interfaces with external contacts establishing positive relationships with patients, families, and community agencies.

•         Institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patient’s conditions.

NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbent's addendum as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager

Knowledge and Skills Required:   

Bedside Mobile Workstations (BMW), restraint /seclusion beds, chair and equipment, video-monitoring, computer, scanner, fax machine, copier, flipcharts, multi-line/feature telephone, DVD, printer, calculator, AED, EKG, vital sign machine, Pyxis, phlebotomy, and oxygen.



Knowledge and Skills Preferred:   

•         Mange time and resources effectively

•         Able to priorities and delegate work under pressure.

•         Effective communications skills   

 

Education and Experience Preferred:  

•         Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s Degree.

•         A year of behavioral health experience.

Licensure, Certification or Registration Preferred:  

•         Board Certification Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

•         ACLS and/or specialty certification in area of expertise recommended.

•         Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) behavioral patient management course.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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