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JPS Health Network: Rn – Behavioral Health Partial Hospitalization Program

JPS Health Network

This is a Full-time position in City Of Cambridge, MA posted July 31, 2020.

Job DescriptionJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas.

Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital andmore than 40 community-based clinics, including19 school-based clinics.

John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation.

Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group.

Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma.

The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance outcomes of the network.

Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

For more information, visit www.Jpshealthnet.Org.

To view all job vacancies, visitwww.Jobs.Jpshealthnet.Org/ or www.Teamacclaim.Org.

Job Description: Description: The RN Behavioral Health (BH) plans, directs, and provides quality psychiatric nursing care to patients who are hospitalized with psychiatric/ emotional disorders.

The RN BH must be able to facilitate delivery of high-quality, safe and effective nursing care; to assist in the operation of the nursing department according to the legal guidelines of mental health care in the State of Texas.

Typical Duties: * Performs complete assessment of a psychiatric patient and other various duties and direct care with regard to age and developmental stage, presenting complaint, and pertinent history.

* Delivers nursing care to assigned group of psychiatric patients including education directed towards identified knowledge deficits, treatment planning, pain management and discharge planning utilizing the nursing process.

* Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury.

* Participates in the performance improvement process within the Network, Hospital, and department.

* Anticipates deteriorating life sign patterns or equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate action.

* Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.

* Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions.

* Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Required Education and Experience: * Associates or higher Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing.

* 6 plus months of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: * Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas required or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.

Must be maintained throughout employment.

* Certification in Non-Aggressive Crisis Management; must be obtained while in orientation and maintained throughout employment.

* Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS).

Must be maintained throughout employment.

* Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days.

Preferred Education and Experience: * Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.

* 2 plus years of experience in a Behavioral Health facility.

Location Address: 501 W Main St Arlington, Texas, 76010 United States