Psych / Behavioral Health Registered Nurse (Full Time Evenings)

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  • Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp

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  • Full Time

Job Description

First Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s only private psychiatric hospital, providing inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we are at the center of an integrated mental health delivery system that includes CHOICES, an outpatient program that offers professional addiction treatment services to adolescents and adults; and Community Counseling Services, an outpatient program for those in need of psychiatric care. Personal attention is integral to our treatment philosophy which combines a team of experienced professionals with compassionate and respectful care. For more information, visit https://www.commonwealthhealth.net/hospital-opportunities .

Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Nurse Manager and the Chief Nursing Officer, the Registered Nurse plans, organizes, assigns, implements and evaluates direct nursing care provided to assigned patients adhering to the patient’s treatment plan and the nursing standards of care.

The shift for this position is 4 pm - 12:30am on the Adolescent 2 Unit

One year of nursing experience preferred; one (1) year psychiatric experience preferred.  Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills and the ability to express ideas in a clear, concise and legible form; ability to organize and prioritize multifaceted workload; knowledge of legal implications of practice; ability to work independently; exercises tact, diplomacy and good judgment at all times.

Current Pennsylvania registered professional nurse license required

BLS and Safe Crisis Management required, must be completed prior to end of orientation period

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