Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Adult Psych/ PT Days
Location:
Aurora , Colorado
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
03191-67491
The Medical Center of Aurora
  • Two-time Magnet® Recognition
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Newly constructed patient care units
  • All TMCA physicians are Board-certified or Board-eligible
  • TMCA utilizes an Electronic Health Record
  • TMCA is an HCA hospital; HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services
  • Behavioral Health is the fastest growing service line within HCA
  • Long history with the local Aurora community
  • Diverse population supports rich clinical experiences


Our Behavioral Health Service Line:
  • Adult Inpatient
  • Adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
  • Geriatric Inpatient
  • Adolescent Inpatient
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • HealthONE Crisis Assessment Team




Position Summary:
The Behavioral Health RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of the patient with a psychiatric illness. Functions to seek methods to improve patient care on an ongoing basis. Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory law as it relates to the care of the mentally ill patient. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS - Healthcare provider. CPI certification within 3 months of hire and re-certification every year thereafter.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three years acute inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.

Special Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills. Ability to maintain healthy personal boundaries, protecting the therapeutic integrity of the nurse patient relationship.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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