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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: East Tennessee Behavioral Health
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:East Tennessee Behavioral Health is growing!!Knoxville's newest behavioral health provider is seeking an experienced RNs to join our team of professionals. As Knoxville's newest behavioral health hospital, we provide a full continuum of behavioral health treatment services for adults and seniors. Our goal is to deliver compassionate, personalized care to those who turn to us in their time of need.Registered Nurse Benefits:East Tennessee Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our nurses. Current benefits include:Competitive hourly rate with shift differential availableRetention BonusReferral BonusFlexible Schedules (12-hour shifts)Major Group Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)401(k) planCareer Growth PotentialTuition ReimbursementAvailable Shifts and HoursWe have full-time and part-time staff RN positions available for Days and Nights and Weekend shifts. We offer 12-hour shift schedules!Qualifications:EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTSMust have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by the state of employment or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirementsOne year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plusCPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.AHRNResponsibilities:REGISTERED NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.Develop and implement nursing care plans.Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.Accurately administer medications per ordered note.Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.

Keywords: East Tennessee Behavioral Health, Knoxville , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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