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Staff RN - Nights - BHU $5000 Sign-on in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

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Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

The Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) serves adults with severe and persistent mental illness who are experiencing an acute exacerbation of their psychiatric symptoms requiring voluntary or involuntary admission to a psychiatric inpatient unit. Patients may also have co-occuring substance abuse/dependence. 

The Staff Registered Nurse is responsible for the nursing care of patients as team leader, as well as the interpretation and implementation of physician‑directed care.  Activities include the organization of herself/ himself and team members to meet the needs of the individual patient, his/her family, and consultation with members of the healthcare team concerning patient care.  She/he may assume charge duty when adequately prepared.  She/he is responsible for implementing medical center and nursing department policies.  The Staff RN must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.  The individual must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's / department's policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Education : 

  1. North Carolina License to practice as a registered nurse.
  2. Proficient in performing all skills required for staff registered nurse
  3. BLS is required.

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