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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RN- CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Heartland Nevada Full-Time
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::The Behavioral Health Registered Nurse provides leadership to the mental health treatment team during a designated shift through making patient assignments for responsibilities and activities and general supervision of programming, treatment and direct care staff.    Insures the unit functions in an organized manner by:  

Assigning staff responsibility for patient education groups and topic.
Assigning break times.
Assigns staff to meal supervision.

 Assesses each patient daily and documents in progress notes.  Reviews flow sheet and documents behaviors noted.

Communicate specific patient information through receiving and giving shift report including, but not limited to, patients diagnosis, treatment plan issues, specific behaviors, medical issues, special precautions.

Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with a diploma or an associate degree, B.S.N. preferred.

Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Missouri.

Knowledge of Professional Nursing

Advanced knowledge of adolescent and child behaviors and knowledge of nursing interventions that are appropriate for the treatment of children and adolescents in need of psychiatric care.

Experience in the behavioral health  treatment of children and an adolescent is preferred.

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Skills required

Psychotherapy
Community Health
Therapies
Medication Therapy Management
Psychiatry
Psychosocial
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Heartland Behavioral Health provides individual and group therapeutic outpatient treatment programs for each client. The concentration is on individual and family therapy and medication management. We encourage involvement of family or friends to promote support for the clients. Heartland Behavioral Health provides an encouraging, supportive, and compassionate atmosphere to every client and all persons involved in their treatment.

Heartland Behavioral Health strives to achieve a therapeutic environment through the development of individualized treatment plans (“goals”) for each client and family. Each treatment plan (“goal”) is specially coordinated with the clients or family’s needs.

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