The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health and the ANA Standards of Practice for Psychiatric Mental Health Care. The Registered nurse prescribes, coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process that is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care. The Registered nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit. The Registered Nurse may also assume Charge Nurse responsibilities as required. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations.
SIGN ON BONUS: 8,000
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred.
Experience: One-year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Licensure and registration by the Tennessee Board of Nurse Examiners as a registered nurse.
Knowledge: Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training.
Shifts: Evening 3p-11p Mon - Fri or Nights 11p-7a Mon - Fri
This opportunity provides the following:
- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Growth and development opportunities
- Competitive Compensation
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan for full-time and part-time positions
- 401k plan with company match for full-time and part-time positions
- Generous Paid Time Off
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