Staff RN - Behavioral Health
Company: Prime Healthcare
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: June 4, 2021
Registered nurses (RNs) perform basic duties that include
treating patients, educating patients about mental and medical
conditions, and providing advice and emotional support to patients'
and/or family members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric
crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs
record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help to perform
diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery,
administer treatment and medications, and help with patient
follow-up and rehabilitation. RNs teach patients and their families
how to manage their illness or injury, diet and exercise programs,
and self-administration of medication and physical therapy. Other
Education and Work Experience
- Must have current and valid State license as a Registered
- BLS upon hire and maintain current.
- Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice
- Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process,
behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for
inpatient and outpatient behavioral health units.
- Working knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral
- Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and
maintain current annually
We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do
not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status,
disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or
other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation
for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is
the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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