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RN (Registered Nurse) Behavioral Health Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthNew Hires Eligible for ***Sign On Bonus***The Registered Nurse provides care within the scope of the Ohio/Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the delivery of nursing care utilizing the nursing process, evidence-based standards, policies, procedures and guidelines of the organization. The Registered Nurse will incorporate the American Nursing Association Code of Ethics for Nurses in daily practice.POSITION CRITERIA:

  • Ability to differentiate between patient psychological symptoms that occur concurrently with altered physiological functioning.
  • Ability to assess patients with significant deficits in biological, emotional, cognitive and behavioral systems.
  • Able to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and understand governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and use proper grammar when documenting.
  • The ability and willingness to identify with, share in, and have a commitment to the philosophy, mission, values and vision of our Sponsors and Catholic Health Partners.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional appearance, aptitude, and attitude
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments while meeting rigid deadlines
    • Impeccable ethics and integrity
    • Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, families, a variety of professional disciplines and the general public.
      • Ability to use critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills including but not limited to analysis, problem solving, and decision-making. Ability to analyze and solve problems that require the use of basic clinical or technical principles. Examples include performing multi-step procedures, recognizing changes in patient behaviors or conditions and analyzing priorities to facilitate optimum work performance
        • Ability to efficiently manage time, priorities and resources
        • Possesses basic computer skills; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applications
        • Ability to follow instruction, use constructive feedback, demonstrate professionalism, responsibility, critical thinking, and stress management skill
        • Knowledge of relevant regulatory standards
        • Ability to maintain strict client confidentiality, HIPAA compliance
        • Cultural sensitivity
        • Ability to Travel.
        • Ability to organize and maintain supplies and equipment
        • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds (with assistance). Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.Certificates License/ Registrations: Current unencumbered applicable state license required. Basic Life Support Certification required. Must obtain ANCC Psychiatric Nursing Certification with 1 year of hire.Education and /or Experience: Graduate of an approved Registered Nurse program. BSN preferred. Minimum of two years' experience as a registered nurse in psychiatric acute care setting desired. Experience in working in a psychiatric setting highly preferred. Special physical requirements: sits and stands throughout the day. Physical management of patients in crisis situation may be necessary.Key Job Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)It is expected that all of the Principal Duties and Responsibilities identified below will be performed in a manner that reflects the values of Mercy Caring and Catholic Healthcare Partners, which are: Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life and ServiceThis position will be staffed with behavioral health RNs who will be working in the Behavioral Access Center, located in the ER.This is a 12 hour nightshift position including every other weekend and every other holidayPrevious behavioral health experience of at least 1 year requiredThis is a Collective Bargaining Unit Position.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:
          • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
          • Prescription drug coverage
          • Flexible spending accounts
          • Life insurance w/AD&D
          • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
          • Paid time off
          • Educational Assistance
          • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:NightsDepartment:Adult Behavioral Health Unit - LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

Keywords: Mercy Health, Lorain , RN (Registered Nurse) Behavioral Health Mercy Health Lorain, Healthcare , Lorain, Ohio

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