Registered Nurse (Rn) - Behavioral Health (Nights)

Boys Town Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 1 week ago

Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

$5,000.00 HIRING BONUS!

Schedule: 10:00 PM-8:30 AM (4 shifts per week) Every Other Weekend

Job Summary:

In a career as a Behavioral Health Registered Nurse, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. Assess patient behavioral and collaborate with other Behavioral Health staff to optimize care plans. Help patients by providing emotional support and guidance.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements daily nursing care routines for youth assigned including the administration of medication, maintaining inventories of medication and nursing care items as needed, providing education about medications and other health concerns to youth and their families.

  • Oversees the general health of youth assigned by being cognizant of infection control concerns, scheduling medical appointments for youth as necessary and accompanying them to these appointments when assigned, and assists with physician rounds in collaboration with other treatment team members.

  • Provides appropriate medical and/or mental health emergency care to youth maintaining the health and safety of all youth assigned, and keeping the appropriate physician and administrative staff apprised of all untoward events.

  • Participates in the admission process completing an initial mental status and physical assessment, informing the supervising practitioner at the time of admission of any immediate medical concerns, and orienting youth and family/legal guardian to the program as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • A registered nurse who is a graduate of an accredited school with a current state license,

  • Previous Behavioral Health nursing experience, preferred,

  • Requires PEM training within six months of employment,

  • Requires demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, teaching ability, and willingness to be flexible in scheduling,

  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check as position may require transporting youth in a company vehicle,

  • Must be CPR (BLS) certified,

  • Must be trained in the programs nationally approved personal restraint model.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: August 4th, 2020

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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