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RN Adolescent Residential Treatment Unit M-F 11p-7a

Universal Health Services


Location:
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
243805
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Long Term Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatric
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse Practitioner
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RN Adolescent Residential Treatment Unit M-F 11p-7a

Job Code:  243805
Facility: The Bridgeway
Location: NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, RN
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

For over 30 years The BridgeWay has been connecting with communities throughout Arkansas and beyond. The BridgeWay offers a continuum of services designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives. Our team of professionals includes board-certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrists, master’s-level clinical therapists, nurses and mental health associates who are here to help people reconnect with their families, friends and employers so that they may lead productive lives. Tucked within the wooded hills of Central Arkansas, The BridgeWay is just moments away from the major highways that unite Arkansans throughout the state. Founded in 1983 and accredited by The Joint Commission, our quiet campus has retained much of the cozy charm and character that existed then. The BridgeWay is currently seeking a dynamic nursing professional to join the team.

Position Purpose: The Registered Nurse is a proficient nursing leader and integral member of the multidisciplinary team who has developed expertise in an expanded RN role within a specific unit/shift setting. This position will be working with adolescents who are working on behavioral issues while on our long-term care unit. The RN is responsible for the routine functioning of the unit on his/her assigned shift. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. The RN is responsible for assisting with the achievement of patient outcomes in accordance with the missions of the hospital.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1. Effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of telephone etiquette is required.
2. Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other hospital employees.
3. Ability to provide direction, support, and supervision.
4. Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
5. Ability to adapt to changes in how information is processed.

 
Requirements

Licenses or Certifications: Current nursing licensure in the state of Arkansas. Current CPR and CPI certifications, or must obtain within 2-weeks of hire (offered on-site).

Total education, vocational training and experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Working knowledge of psychiatric nursing modalities preferred. Documented experience working with children (ages 5-12), adolescents (ages 13-18), and/or adults (ages 18 plus) preferred.


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