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Registered Nurse - GOU- Behavioral Health - F/t Days - Behavioral Health

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - GOU- Behavioral Health - F/t DaysResponsibilities

For more than 50 years, Northwest Behavioral Health has provided mental health treatment to individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Located on the campus of Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas, we offer behavioral health treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, seniors and uniformed service members. Our facility has 6 inpatient units with 106 beds. Additional services we offer include 24 hours a day free behavioral health assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient mental health and substance use programs, clinic-based psychiatry and therapy services. New service offerings coming in 2021 include ECT, virtual reality exposure therapy, bio neurofeedback and CBT-I for insomnia. Our goal is to provide premier behavioral health services in a compassionate environment and to enhance the quality of life in the health of people in the communities we serve. We welcome you to join our amazing team of providers!

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.

KEY PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROVISION OF SERVICES/CARE STANDARDS

* Develops, implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing the nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education.
* Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed.
* Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, families, visitors, and employees.
* Assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions.
* Complies with appropriate and approved standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting agencies.
* Complies with safety and injury prevention standards to minimize risk to self, co-workers, patients, and visitors. The concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide the foundation for all nursing care.

Benefit Highlights:

* Challenging and rewarding work environment
* Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
* Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
* 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
* Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
* HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6 year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

* 1. Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program
* 2. Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s).
* 3. BLS from the American Heart Association (or obtained during orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment
* 4. Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the State of Texas.
* 5. De-escalation training within 90 days of hire; does not require maintaining.
* 6. Ongoing compliance with demonstration of clinically pertinent competencies as determined by the facility.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Amarillo , Registered Nurse - GOU- Behavioral Health - F/t Days - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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