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21-260 Registered Nurse

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | Uniontown, PA | Full Time

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC.

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

 

POSITION:  Registered Nurse (Full-Time)-Uniontown, PA                                              PAY GRADE:  14

                     Center of Excellence

WAGE:   $41,808

 

→Agency paid health & dental plans.                                                →Retirement savings plan with Agency match.

→Paid holidays.                                                                                       →Generous paid time off plans.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                 →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

 

PASSION FOR HELPING OTHERS?  WE ACTUALLY CHANGE PEOPLE’S LIVES!  JOIN OUR TEAM!

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides professional nursing and/or psychotherapy treatment team services.
  • Provides physician-directed Medication Checks to clients and educates consumers and families regarding psychiatric medication treatment services.
  • Maintains close contact with program supervisor and medical doctor, reporting any reactions to medications, any changes in physical/emotional condition and reporting observations.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of clinical and statistical records; completes re- certifications and medical information forms, and maintains records of medications.
  • Assumes a lead role in responding to emergency situations, when necessary.
  • Serves as a member of the Emergency Services Team.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor in Science in Nursing or successful completion of a Registered Nurse program from an accredited School of Nursing with two years’ experience in a psychiatric health care setting.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History from the PA State Police, Child Abuse from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Current and valid R.N. licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • ANA certification in Psychiatric or Community Health nursing or eligibility for same.
  • Ability to transport oneself and/or clients in an insured vehicle, as program or client needs dictate.
  • Ability to observe client's behavior and keep accurate and detailed charts and records.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle clients with acute or chronic mental health condition.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate with effectiveness, and provide constructive feedback and direction to staff.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#21-260.

 

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