Job: Behavioral Health Nurse

Categories Registered Nurse
Salary Very Competitive
Location Fort Wayne, IN
Job Information

Behavioral Health Nurse

We are seeking experienced Behavioral Health Nurse to work with our community hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.  If you are a  Nurse that prides yourself in serving the the mentally ill then this is an excellent opportunity for you. We have both full time and part time shifts available 7:00pm to 7:30am.

OPPORTUNITY:

The Registered Nurse will support the Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in our Long-Term Care Facility. Will performs focused interview to identify specific needs. Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychological changes in the patient’s condition. Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.

Responsibilities:

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the facility policies and patient outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Document’s patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program with a minimum of an Associate of Science in Nursing or an Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse License in the State of Wisconsin and BLS Health Care Provider
  • Prefer a minimum of medical-surgical experience however New Grads are welcomed

Qualified Nurse Candidates please forward your resume to Eric Clay at eclay@lpchealthcare.com or call 773-494-9365 for more information

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