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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health - $29-43 per hour

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health for a nursing job in AMARILLO, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Behavioral Health
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Responsibilities 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. In 2021 additional services added 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: --Position: Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health - BH INTAKE (FT NIGHTS)--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--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.--What do our current nurses value at NWTHS?--An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Registered Nurse (RN) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development as a RN with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.----Benefit Highlights:
      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
      • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
      • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
      • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Retention Bonus Program
      • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6-year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement.--One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Qualifications Education, Training, Experience and Licenses/Registrations Required:
        • 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 maintaining
        • Ongoing compliance with demonstration of clinically pertinent competencies as determined by the facility--Physical and Sensory Requirements:
          • Ability to read, write and converse in English
          • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others
          • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
          • Ability to respond to pages
          • Ability to evaluate and interpret information--and make independent decisions
          • Ability to repeatedly twist, stoop, kneel, sit, stand, crouch, reach, walk
          • Ability to bend, lift (minimum of 25 pounds), grasp, fine hand coordination, push, pull
          • Exposure to infectious organisms, agent, and toxic chemicals
          • On call shift coverage as required--by the department--Northwest Texas Healthcare System Job ID #214605-en-us. Posted job title: RN / Registered Nurse / Behavioral Health Intake / FT / NightsAbout Northwest Texas Healthcare SystemNorthwest Texas Healthcare System-- in Amarillo, Texas, a 495-bed acute care facility and medical center, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of Northwest Texas since 1924. As a designated tertiary care academic institution, the hospital provides patients with advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions.We are well known nationally for our heart, emergency, stroke and children's care. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Regulatory Licensing Unit; we are also a Joint-Commission-certified--Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
            EmergencyThe Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Northwest Texas Healthcare System as the Lead Trauma Facility for the top 26 counties within the Texas Panhandle. As an--Advanced Level III Trauma facility, the Northwest Texas Healthcare emergency department cares for more than 64,000 patients each year.Our emergency services have expanded to three locations to receive care:--Northwest Emergency,--Northwest Emergency at Town Square--and--Northwest Emergency at Georgia.
            Heart HospitalNorthwest Texas Healthcare System is well known for its exceptional cardiac care through its--Heart Hospital.--Our accredited Chest Pain Center offers rapid, round-the-clock, evidence-based treatment of heart attack and suspected heart attack. The center is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an institute of the American College of Cardiology. To receive accreditation, a center must show that it combines evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical guidelines and best practices to produce an effective care model for heart attack and suspected heart attack.
            PediatricsNorthwest Children's Hospital--of Northwest Texas Healthcare System offers more than 40 pediatric subspecialties and serves as the Texas Panhandle's primary healthcare provider for children. Our general pediatrics unit is widely respected for its progressive medical services and advanced technology.Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits

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