Senior Behavioral Health RN-(Full-Time)

Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse provides professional patient care services.

Reports to: Departmental Nurse Manager

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and Licensed in the State of Arkansas as a Registered Nurse
BLS (CPR) certification Required
SECURE within 12 months of employment

Experience: Five (5) years’ hospital experience preferred.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 Assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment
 Manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team while promoting teamwork.
 Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
 May function as lead or charge nurse
 Participates in computerized health information systems.
 Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner.
 Maintains nursing competencies
 Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
 Actively participate in all special events
 Performs other duties as assigned.
 May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.