RN - Behavioral Health / St Vincent's East / PRN Rotating
St Vincent's East - Birmingham, AL

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Job Description

Title:

RN - Behavioral Health

City, State: Birmingham,AL

Location: St Vincent's East

Department: Geriatric Psych Nrsng Unit 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating

St. Vincent's Health System - St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's St. Clair, and St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network (a network of additional entities and services including St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, home health care, and family medicine) - Care you can believe in.

At St. Vincent’s Health System, we care about our associates just as much as we do our patients. We believe our highly skilled staff is instrumental in providing our faith-based model of care.

If you’re interested in joining a team with an impressive reputation for providing compassionate care, St. Vincent’s could be the right fit for you. Apply online today at www.stvhs.com/careers.asp .

Careers at St. Vincent's Health System

Summary:

The RN - Behavioral Health provides direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice
  • Develops a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan
  • Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient
  • Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients
  • Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed
  • Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status
Education & Experience:
  • 1 year of nursing experience required
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required
Licenses & Certifications:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 30 days of hire
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Alabama required or obtained by hire date

About this company
St. Vincent's Health System is made up of five facilities: St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's...