The Registered Nurse will be responsible for the oversight of the daily, round-the-clock care of the Behavioral Health Unit patients.
The Registered Nurse will be responsible for medication administration, order entry, nursing documentation, continual assessment, receiving and following physician orders.
The Registered Nurse will function as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
The Registered Nurse will assist in the maintenance of the therapeutic milieu
Completion of an accredited School of Nursing.
Minimum of three (3) years in clinical environment.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Arkansas Registered Nursing Licensure or Compact State. BLS certification required, ACLS certification preferred.
Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the psychiatric patient, disease process, medications and treatment.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Effective communication skills among peers, managers and staff.
Physical demands require the ability to lift, push, pull, stand sit and walk distances without restriction.
Meditech and/or other related medical office software a plus.