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RN (Registered Nurse) Behavioral Health Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

RN (Registered Nurse) Behavioral Health Mercy Health LorainApply NowRequisition R128761 Market Lorain, Ohio Department Adult Behavioral Health Unit - Lorain Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Part-timeThank 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.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Assessment: Collect and record a nursing assessment of the health status of the behavioral health patient.Collect and record objective and subjective data and communicate as appropriate to the other members of the healthcare team.Modify the assessment as the patients condition/status changes.Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan.Analysis: Analyze the assessment data and establish, accept or modify a nursing diagnosis to be used as a basis for nursing interventions.Planning: Develop, maintain or modify the nursing component of the plan of care and;Communicate the nursing component of the plan of care and all modifications to the plan to all appropriate members of the treatment team.Implementation: Executing the current treatment regimen as prescribed by the Physician, Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Practitioner.Providing direct nursing care commensurate with education, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the registered nurse.Collaborating with other nurses and members of the treatment team.Delegating nursing tasks as approved by the Ohio/Kentucky Board of Nursing.Complete 15-minute safety checks on the units.Evaluation: Evaluate the patients response to the nursing interventions.Document and communicate the patient response to nursing interventions to the appropriate members of the healthcare team.The registered Nurse systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of the nursing process.Direct supervision of assigned personnel.Facilitate group, nursing and psycho-educational. Co-facilitate process groups.Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reports to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or policies.Demonstrates ethical, sound professional practices and personal accountability. Acts in alignment with the mission and core values of Mercy Health.Holds others accountable to standards of performance, directly supervises the clinical work of those coworkers assigned on their team.Displays a curiosity and desire for knowledge and staying current with colleagues, be curious about business and the health care services industry.Participates in the supervision of clinical interns or students and/or volunteers, utilizing orientation, observation, record reviews, feedback and evaluations as required.Participates in the safe management of the milieu, intervening effectively with patients who behave inappropriately or who are having coping difficulty, utilizing effective non-abusive crisis prevention/intervention techniques.Treats patients and families with empathy and respect. Other Duties as assigned.Maintains effective working relationships with team members, (requires both flexibility and setting limits).Qualifications - MinimumEducation:Require Minimum Education:2 year Associates DegreeSpecialty/Major: NursingPreferred Education:4 year Bachelors DegreeSpecialty/Major: BSN preferredPrevious behavioral health nursing experience preferred.This is a Collective Bargaining Unit Position.MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more
    • Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:24Work Shift:Days/AfternoonsDepartment: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 youd 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.comApply Now

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

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