RN/GN - Adolescent 1 Behavioral Health - First Hospital, 8p-8a (0.6) PT (U)

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Job Description

First Hospital Wyoming Valley is hiring nurses for the Behavioral Health/ Psych unit! Come join our family and be a part of a culture that's dedicated to improving lives. Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health Unit: 1047 / Adolescent 1 8p-8a / Weekend Rotation Part Time 24 hrs. / Week

Kingston settlement dates back to the late 1700s where it’s said to have had the first public school in Pennsylvania. Today Kingston remains a beautiful tree lined community on the western bank of the Susquehanna River located in Luzerne County. Kingston offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. The community is an excellent place to raise a family and has a dense suburban feel. With its central location near restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, Kingston remains one of northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier communities. 


As Northeastern Pennsylvania’s only private psychiatric hospital, First Hospital provides inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults, is accredited by The Joint Commission, and is recognized as a Top Performer, having core measures scores in the top 15 percent of accredited hospitals in the country. Our 149-bed facility provides an environment conducive to recovery and healing. We feature eight discrete units: a children’s program, two adolescent programs and five adult programs. A unique advantage to our children’s and adolescent programs is a fully licensed school.


In order to give the best patient care, we must be at our best. That’s why we’re committed to providing a range of competitive benefits for your health, family, and future:

  • Competitive compensation and sign on bonus
  • Affordable, comprehensive medical plans with two tiers of services
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5K per year for nursing programs
  • Loan forgiveness of up to $10K per year for 4 years
  • Paid vacation and personal time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401K plan with Employer match

Experience/ Requirements:

  • 1+ yrs. nursing experience preferred; 1+ yrs. psychiatric experience preferred
  • Current PA Practice Permit/ Practical Nurse license
  • BLS and Safe Crisis Management certifications required, must be completed prior to end of orientation period
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