Do you have a passion for working with patients suffering from mental health challenges? Do you have experience working as a Tech in an adult behavioral health inpatient setting? If this describes you, then you may be the person we want to join our team as a Full-Time RN in our Behavioral Health Unit at our Springdale hospital.
Northwest Medical Center
We recognize that patients heal better in a compassionate and comfortable environment and as such have recently completed a multi-million dollar expansion of the unit, adding 18 adult behavioral health beds for acute care to the existing 29 beds making us the largest provider in Arkansas of inpatient mental health services.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
Delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation
Ensuring patient safety
Evaluating assigned patients and plans
Implementing and documenting care
Performing various patient tests and administering medications within the scope of practice
Teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self- care skills
Key qualifications to be considered for this include:
License to practice as an RN in the state of Arkansas in accordance with the Arkansas Nursing Board Practice Act
Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and family members/significant others;
Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment at all times.
BLS required, must be completed prior to end of orientation period
Basic knowledge of psychotropic drugs and their side effects
About Northwest Health
Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.
With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics. Our hospitals include:
Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital
Willow Creek Women's Hospital
Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in Americaa perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm. If you aren't local and haven't already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply.
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