Behavioral Health RN PRN
Scenic Mountain Medical Center is a community health care provider serving patients in Howard County. An acute care hospital with 146 licensed beds, Scenic Mountain is Joint Commission accredited. Our specialized services include cardiology, orthopedics, maternity, diagnostic imaging, emergency care with a 24/7 level IV Trauma Center, wound care, and women's health and breast care services.
About the Shift:
Days - 7 am - 7pm
About the Position:
This professional staff person, Registered Nurse, is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating the care. The RN administers medications and treatments as ordered by physicians and in keeping with the current clinical nursing practice. The RN is responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, the RN works collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the RN performs a range of technical services in a cross-functional mode to comprehensively serve patient needs. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance. The RN adheres to the Texas Board of Nursing Standards and Nurse Practice Act, Texas Administrative Code Standards, Joint Commission Standards, and Centers for Medicaid/Medicare Standards of practice for Inpatient Psychiatric patient care. The RN adheres to Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Behavioral Health policy and procedures.
Associates Degree in Applied Science or equivalent for Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Texas
BLS/CPR certification required within 30 days of hire.
COAP required within 90 days of hire.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.