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Registered Nurse Senior Behavioral Health (PRN 7A-7P)

Southern Regional Medical Center Riverdale Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Registered nurses (RNs) perform basic duties that include treating patients, educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and providing advice and emotional support to patients and/or family members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs record patients medical histories and symptoms, help to perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. RNs teach patients and their families how to manage their illness or injury, diet and exercise programs, and self-administration of medication and physical therapy. Other related duties.

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 inpatient and 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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    Skills required

    Psychotherapy
    Community Health
    Therapies
    Medication Therapy Management
    Psychiatry
    Psychosocial
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    Southern Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit, acute care hospital, and a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation , a 501(c)(3) public charity, and serves residents throughout Riverdale and the surrounding region.
    Southern Regional Medical Center is a 331-bed full-service hospital owned by Prime Healthcare Services.
    Founded in 2001 by Dr. Prem Reddy, Prime Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading hospital systems. The company was founded with a mission to save hospitals, improve community healthcare and provide the very best care to patients.
    Prime Healthcare sets goals and benchmarks, and rallies employees, doctors and the communities it serves to achieve high quality of care, as well as financial and operational excellence.
    In addition to providing operational expertise, Prime Healthcare has committed to investing $50 million in capital equipment and infrastructure improvements to Southern Regional over the next five years.
    Southern Regional is certified as an accredited Chest Pain Center and offers an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
    Southern Regional is a leader in Heart and Vascular, Acute Care for the Elderly, Wound Care, and Women’s Healthcare. The hospital’s medical staff includes more than 500 Physicians who blend their passion for healing with advanced technology to offer the latest procedures and treatments.
    Southern Regional's Women's Life Center offers a full range of services at both the hospital campus and the Spivey Station campus, including a dedicated Breast Imaging Center, an Advanced Imaging and fully digital Medical Diagnostic Center. The center's experienced staff delivers nearly 3,000 babies annually, and its level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides specialized care for critically ill or premature newborns.

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