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RN- Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health Inc
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!About UsAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.About Southside Medical CenterSouthside Medical Center is your community health care provider, a 300-bed facility located on a 50-acre campus with nearly 400 physicians representing more than 40 specialties. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home. Bon Secours - Southside Medical Center serves the communities of Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Fort Lee and Chester and the counties of Prince George, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry and Southern Chesterfield.About The Unit*10K Bonus Eligible* - Rules and Restrictions ApplyThe Behavioral Health Unit is a 30 Bed unit (16 acute and 14 non acute) specializing in Dual Diagnosis patients. We have our own intake team that assess in the ER to determine if they get admitted or sent to the state. We have 12-hour shifts and self- scheduling.Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric -Southside Medical CenterJob Summary:The Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient statusImplementing clinical nursing interventionsHaving a highly diverse medical skillsetDeveloping and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomesEnsuring a safe and therapeutic environmentEssential Functions: Provide direct patient care according to the provider's prescribed plan of care (and nursing scope of practice) while closely monitoring progress/recoveryAssess and documents the patient's conditions and report changes as needed Administer medication, insulin, and IV/fluids, documenting thoroughlyInspect and care for wounds, changing dressings and assisting with personal hygieneApplies effective interviewing skills to elicit information from patient and/or family/significant other that is necessary to plan and implement the treatment planAssess patient for further injuries, infections, bedsores, etc. and deliver appropriate treatmentsCollaborate with providers, aides, and allied health professionals to ensure exceptional patient outcomesOther duties as assignedEducation:Graduate of an accredited Associates degree or Bachelors degree in NursingCertifications:Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart AssociationPALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (required for Pediatric BH Units)Experience:One (1) year of professional experience practicing as a Registered Nurse (RN)Recent Behavioral Health experience (preferred, not required)Training: EPIC Electronic Health Record training (preferred, not required)De-Escalation Training (preferred, not required)Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/ADAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualifyPaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift: Nights (United States of America)Department: Adult Mental Health - Southside RMC - PetersburgAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health Inc, Richmond , RN- Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Petersburg, Virginia

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