Psychiatric Nurse Job

Location
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
Posted
Apr 12, 2012
Closes
Jun 05, 2012
Category
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Part Time
Psychiatric Nurse

Job ID: 23049
Department: Nrsg E6 Cluster E Psych
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics
Position Type: Part-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule: Everyother weekend
Shift: Day
Hrs/Pay Period: 16

Job Description:

At Regions Hospital, we are known for saving lives in our Level I Trauma Center, and our nursing staff is key to the exceptional care we provide each patient. Our Professional Nursing Practice Model offers patient and family-centered care that maintains an unwavering focus on what matters most: caring and healing at the patient’s bedside. As a nursing professional you will be empowered to manage your clinical practice and working environment through our Shared Governance Model, which focuses on evidence-based nursing practice. Our award-winning programs give our patients and their families a place of comfort and healing. We are proud of the care we give each and every patient.

Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited associate, baccalaureate or master’s degree program in Nursing. Licensed as a registered nurse by the State of Minnesota. CPR for the professional rescuer or BLS for healthcare providers required.

Knowledge of current nursing practices and techniques. Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. Ability to effectively participate on an interdisciplinary treatment team. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with patients, family member and co-workers.

Patients on the unit are acutely ill adult and geriatric patients with psychiatric diagnoses such as depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, borderline/acute personality disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and many others. Many of our patients are admitted for a short time, with a length of stay ranging from three to five days. Our collaborative team consists of: psychiatrists, a psychologist, psychiatric registered nurses, psychiatric nursing assistants, health unit coordinators, a social worker, and an occupational therapist. This team provides each patient with an individual treatment plan.

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