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Staff Nurse - Senior Behavioral Health

Roxborough Memorial Hospital Philadelphia Full-Time
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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 patient's and/or family members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs record patient's 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.

  • 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
     

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    Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a 141-bed community hospital. The
    hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough,
    Manayunk, East Falls and northwest section of Philadelphia communities for more
    than a century, having first opened its doors in 1890. Roxborough Memorial
    Hospitals School of Nursing has been educating nurses since 1898. The hospital
    is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare
    Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
    The Prime Healthcare Local Advantage
    Three of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals —Lower Bucks
    Hospital, Roxborough Memorial Hospital, and Suburban Community Hospital – are
    proud members of Prime Healthcare, one of the top health systems in the United
    States.
    Prime Healthcare is at the forefront of medical excellence, combining
    clinical expertise with compassion. As members of the Prime Healthcare family,
    our physicians collaborate with our area network hospitals and specialists. We
    provide patients with access to state-of-the-art technology and advanced
    treatment options. We have you covered for you and your family’s medical needs.

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