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RN - Behavioral Health - PRN I

Company: LifePoint Health
Location: Martinsville
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health

PRN Level I (Minimum 1 shift/pay period, 1 weekend shift/month based on staffing needs, 1 holiday/year)

Minimum 18 months RN hospital experience

SOVAH Martinsville

Position Summary:

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing processin accordance withapplicable scope and standardsof practice.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical caretreatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition asappropriate tocare team, physician, patient, and family.
Detects change in patient status, reports toappropriate healthcare teammemberandutilizesresources as dictated by the acuity.
Assigns priorities to the patient's problems with highest priority given to problems that are most urgent and critical.
Assistspatients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge,referralandspiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family andprovidespatient/family educationappropriate toage, culture,condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose.Comeworkwhere you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health - Martinsville, is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

Where We Are:

In Martinsville,you canexplore culture and arts, enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have afun filledand safe place to live!

Why Choose Us:

Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellnessassistance
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistancefor qualified applicants
Professional development and Growth opportunities
And much more---

Minimum Qualifications:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing or a Compact State.
Previousexperience in acute care hospital setting preferred.
Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist, pharmacology exam, and skills/credentials/competency requirements of specific unit.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisivejudgmentand the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and takeappropriate action.
Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned units asrequiredwith leadership qualities.
Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability toprovidenursing careappropriate tothe patient population assigned, considering patient age, growth and development, and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning,Implementation, and Evaluation.
Verbal de-escalation class to minimize seclusion and restraints.
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)required. EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans'statusor any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job: *Nursing

Organization: **

Title: *RN - Behavioral Health - PRN I *

Location: Virginia-Martinsville

Requisition ID: 7455-12308

Keywords: LifePoint Health, Danville , RN - Behavioral Health - PRN I, Healthcare , Martinsville, Virginia

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