Registered Nurse - RN - Behavioral Health - Adults
Location: Killeen, Texas
Internal Number: 23000018
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth Central Texas, AdventHealth Family Medicine Rural Clinics and AdventHealth Rollins Brook is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Shift: Varies – 0700 to 1900 or 1900 to 0700
The community you’ll be caring for:
Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth provides care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.
AdventHealth is committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies, and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.
As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Registered Nurse plans, provides, and coordinates nursing practice with psychiatric patients in coordination with other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Performs direct patient care activities that are developmental and age specific for the population served; coordinates, supervises and directs those providing care at a novice and advanced beginner level. Provides direct nursing care and supervision of patients including focused nursing assessments, patient education, medication administration, and documentation of care. The Registered Nurse is under the supervision of the Evening Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager. This care is consistent with the hospital accountabilities, Standards of Practice and in support of the Nursing Service and patient care goals. Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the unit or department assigned. This position reports to the Nurse Manager.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Sets priorities for nursing actions based on individual patient’s needs and formulates plan of nursing care.
Responds calmly and appropriately to emergency situations
Communicates effectively with physician regarding patient needs
Attends to and carries out orders in a timely and safe manner
Patient Assessment Complete and Timely
Pain Assessment re-evaluation after meds
Wristbands > 95%*
Medications > 95%*
Obtaining lab work
Limited CCT corrections with timeliness of correction
Perform and documentation of temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
Perform and documentation of Q 15 minute and one-to-one patient monitoring.
Documentation of patient behaviors.
Facilitate and documentation of groups.
Requires compliance with all safety and infection control policies required to provide clean and safe environment and prevent injury to patients, employees, or self.
Knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.
Professionally interfaces with fellow employees, physicians, and patients on a continual basis.
Professionally interfaces with external contacts establishing positive relationships with patients, families, and community agencies.
Institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patient’s conditions.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.