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22-005 Registered Nurse

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

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC.

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

POSITION:  Registered Nurse- 40 hr. work week (Full-Time-Greensburg)           PAY GRADE:  14

                           Enhanced Personal Care Home

 

WAGE:  $43,264(with an excellent benefits package and other incentives!)

 

→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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides medication education, medication administration, care coordination, and other nursing duties within the Enhanced Personal Care Home setting.
  • Reports changes in the patient's condition to the primary nurse and appropriate supervisor.
  • Monitor’s patient progress and environment on an ongoing basis and completes and submits reports and recommendations of monitoring.
  • Instructs patients, family, and home care aides in nursing care procedures relative to patient's needs.
  • Completes all required documentation including clinical, statistical, interdisciplinary communications, patient care documentation and other medical information, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary conferences, communications, and documents all contacts with other service providers noted in the patient's clinical record.
  • Participates in resident or community education/informational programs and events, as required.
  • Maintains contact and serves as a patient advocate with appropriate medical professionals, as required by the patient's needs and treatment.
  • Performs other related duties as may be necessary or required to ensure patient safety, quality treatment, and successful operation of the program.
  • 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 of 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.
  • 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.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • 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 conditions.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.

 

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#22-005.      

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