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Staff RN - SBHU - PRN

Saint John Hospital Leavenworth Per Diem
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Overview

At Saint John Hospital, we are committed to providing a superior Patient Experience and are rated among the top hospitals in Patient Safety. We have an awesome Culture which is nurtured by excellent communication, collaboration and engagement - our team members love working here because we treat each other like family!

 

Saint John Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation's leading hospital systems, recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the '15 Top Health Systems' in the nation. As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care for the residents of Leavenworth and Northeastern Wyandotte County.

Responsibilities

This position is in our Senior Behavioral Health Unit. Our Registered Nurses perform basic duties that include treating and educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and, provide advice and emotional support to patients and/or family members. They are also involved in running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. As you would suspect, they record patient’s medical histories and symptoms, help to perform diagnostic tests, analyze results, and, help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. They enjoy teaching patients and their families how to manage their illness and/or injury. Sound Intriguing, if so, you should know we also provide an attractive Per Diem Rate. 

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Must have current and valid State license as a Registered Nurse.

  • BLS upon hire and maintain current.

  • Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.

  • Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatientand outpatient behavioral health units.

  • Working knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health care.

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually

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    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
     

    Recommended skills

    Mental Health
    Psychiatry
    Rehabilitations
    Behavioral Health
    Nursing
    Crisis Intervention
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    As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint
    John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care for
    families just like yours. Saint John is a community hospital located in
    Leavenworth, Kan. Saint John and our sister hospital, Providence Medical Center
    in nearby Kansas City, Kan., are earning the highest awards in health care
    quality and safety.
    Whether you and your family need top-notch
    emergency care or are looking for senior behavioral health services for a loved
    one, the physicians, nurses and clinicians at Saint John and Providence are top
    performers. More than 35 adults and youth volunteers help us serve the health
    needs of the community.
    We are accredited by The Joint Commission
    (TJC). In our continual pursuit of excellence, if there is a concern regarding
    patient care or safety, please notify your caregiver or any member of our
    management team. If you need immediate assistance after business hours please
    contact the hospital operator who will connect you to the hospital nursing
    supervisor. If your concerns cannot be resolved through the hospital, you may
    contact The Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring to report any
    concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited health care
    organization either by calling 1-800-994-6610 or e-mailing
    complaint@jointcommission.org.
    Saint John is also a certified
    Medicare/Medicaid provider and approved to accept many major health insurance
    plans.
    Saint John does not discriminate with regard to
    race, color, age, national origin, disability, sex or religion in admitting or
    providing services and programs.

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