REGISTERED NURSE - PRN
AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL is seeking dynamic and talented Registered Nurses for its PRN pool.
Located in the heart of vibrant Austin, Texas, 58-bed Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills. The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence. Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders.
Registered Nurse: Position Schedule: PRN Status - 7a-7p and/or 7p-7a
Must be able / willing to work at least 3 shifts per month, more preferred.
Key Responsibilities include:
Provide assessment of patients' psychiatric and medical status.
Administer medication and medical treatment as prescribed by physician.
Participate in treatment planning as a member of interdisciplinary team.
Assess, direct and intervene in crisis situations.
Initiate and document special treatment procedures.
Provide and direct milieu management.
Document nursing care, treatment and patient's response to treatment.
Provide health education to patients.
Maintain confidentiality of patient's medical records.
Attend mandatory training and in-services.
Participate in the implementation of Nursing Department policies and procedures.
Provide exceptional Service Excellence!
Best candidates for this position will have behavioral health experience, a strong work-ethic, and highly consistent timeliness and attendance!
Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Preferred: BSN and ANA Certification.
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION:
Licensed RN to practice in Texas
Required: Nursing experience providing direct patient care.
Preferred: One year inpatient behavioral health work experience and one year medical/surgical nursing experience.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Ability to consistently fulfill position responsibilities and complete assignments. Knowledge of patient rights.
Skill in developing therapeutic relationships with patients. Skill in developing professional, effective relationships with coworkers. Ability to write legibly.
Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, patients, and visitors. Emotional stability necessary to perform essential functions.
This opportunity provides the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Universal Health Services