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RN Admissions - Intake Nurse 10k Sign On Bonus

Company: Riverview Behavioral Health
Location: Texarkana
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

RN Behavioral Health Admissions/Intake Opportunity!*10k Sign On Bonus!*Seeking an RN to join our facility to admit new patients upon arrival to the facility.Riverview is the premier psychiatric center in Texarkana, Arkansas, where children, adolescents, and adults can receive comprehensive inpatient help for the mental health challenges that have disrupted their lives. We are a 62-bed psychiatric hospital that is dedicated to providing high-quality care for adults, geriatrics, and adolescents (ages 11-17) who are suffering from behavioral health and chemical dependency issues.*BENEFITS: *Riverview Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits.* Medical, dental, and vision insurance* Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan* Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities as part of the Acadia Healthcare family*Hours: ** Day Shift (7am - 7pm)*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*:* Admit new patients upon arrival to the facility.* Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, 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 physician's orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.* Ensure patient's status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc.* Nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs. Initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.* Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.* Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.* Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed.* Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful to personal space, giving patient direct attention and maintaining rational detachment.* Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.* Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner.*EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: ** Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Prefer one year of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility.*LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: ** Current Arkansas RN license. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRNBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Addiction Medicine* PsychiatryPhysical setting:* Inpatient* OutpatientStandard shift:* Day shiftWeekly schedule:* 3x12* Rotating weekendsAbility to commute/relocate:* Texarkana, AR 71854: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Nursing or New Grad: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* BLS Certification (Preferred)* RN (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Riverview Behavioral Health, Shreveport , RN Admissions - Intake Nurse 10k Sign On Bonus, Other , Texarkana, Louisiana

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