Staff Nurse - RN - Behavioral Health

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915195

Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.

Responsibilities

  • To deliver direct, quality patient care, utilizing a basic clinical skill level and knowledge base.  To provide proficient, age specific, professional nursing skills in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with legal, hospital practice and departmental policies and procedures, established standards of nursing care and practice, and as defined by the state of  North Carolina. Participates in Quality Improvement Activities. Attends educational programs and staff orientation which promotes personal and professional development.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN or ADN and current NC RN licensure required. 1 year RN experience required for consideration under this specific job listing.   BSN preferred.

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers from AHA certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with  Mental Health,  Behavioral Health, Psychiatric patient populations.

Other Information

  • This position is for full time 36 hrs week to include weekend rotation.   Positions are available for 12 hr shifts, straight days or straight nights.  Weekend rotation every other weekend will be involved.   Schedules are made typically for 6 weeks in advance.

  • Offers are based on total years of related RN work experience.

  • Those hired with ADN would be expected to get BSN within 5 years of start date.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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