Registered Nurse - CAU - Behavioral Health - F/t - Nights - Behavioral Health
Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Posted on: September 21, 2022
Registered Nurse - CAU - Behavioral Health - F/t -
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
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
* 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
* 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.
* 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+
* HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6 year commitment,
earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
* Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program
* Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s).
* BLS from the American Heart Association (or obtained during
orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment
* Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in
the State of Texas.
* De-escalation training within 90 days of hire; does not require
* Ongoing compliance with demonstration of clinically pertinent
competencies as determined by the facility.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not
accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this
employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All
resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email,
the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written
search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole
property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is
hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other
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.
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
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email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting
us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.
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