RN - Behavioral Health in Galax, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Galax, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2020

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Minimum Education Graduation from a school of nursing as a registered nurse required

Required Licenses
Current RN license required
One year experience in a Medical/Surgical or Behavioral Health unit preferred
BLS required
ACLS, PALS, and ASLS preferred
Required Skills
Verbal and written ability to give information and present ideas essential in administrative management
Ability to understand advanced theory and practice in nursing
Familiarity with organization and functions of each hospital department
Ability to discern legal implications in nursing
Ability to motivate personnel, problem-solve effectively and handle stress in a positive manner
Maintain harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and all hospital departments
Essential Functions
Function as a staff or charge nurse and performs functions of a registered nurse - uses the nursing process to access, plan, implement and evaluate the care of patients.
Supervise and coordinate care in a manner to ensure that patient needs are provided in an efficient manner and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
Ability to problem-solve effectively and apply critical-thinking skills to provide quality patient care and improve patient outcomes.
Responsible for assisting in maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.
Provide excellent customer service including patient education.
Ability to work with all age groups including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.
Ability to work with Paragon applications (computer system)Documentation is reflective of care provided to ensure accurate charges are placed.
Possess the knowledge to use medication delivery system while coordinating within the healthcare team in the safe delivery of medications.
Ability to assess patient acuity to formulate staffing plan.

Job Requirements

See above
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran