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Shape the future of behavioral healthcare and join our dynamic nursing team!
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Fairfax Behavioral Health, the largest provider of Behavioral Health Services within the Northwest, is seeking full and part time compassionate, talented and skilled Registered Nurses to care for our patients.
The RN/Staff Nurse assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities, and evaluates the patient's response to treatment, while working within a multi-disciplinary team.
With three facility sites (Kirkland, Everett, and Monroe), there is ample opportunity to bring your expertise to a tremendous variety of inpatient care environments including for adults, adolescent, geriatric, detox, and co-occurring disorders units.
Whether you are a new RN graduate or an experienced RN, you will find an organization committed to your growth and learning.
Recent improvements within the nursing team include the development of an extremely supportive nursing leadership team, opportunities to participate in shared governance and quality improvement projects, and other trainings essential to being a great psych nurse.
This position is part time, including working every other weekend, on day shift, which is from 7am until 3:30pm, and is located in our Everett location.
Please apply to learn more and find an organization committed to your growth!
Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Recent RN graduates are welcome.
Previous nursing and or psychiatric experience is helpful but not required.
Must maintain current First Aid and CPR certifications at all times.
Successful completion of Handle with Care (HWC) and Verbal De-Escalation (VDE) training upon hire. Must maintain certification at all times thereafter.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Skilled in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
Telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
Effective oral and written communication skills, which allow for effective communication with patients and co-workers.
Use of good judgment and to maintenance of confidential information.
Thrive in a team focused and fast-paced environment.
Demonstration of tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.
Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
Recognize the importance of adapting to the various patient demographics (youth, adolescent, adult, and geriatric).
Effectively compile data relating to patient care.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SPECIAL DEMANDS
Ability to respond to Handle With Care situations; as such, must be able to take a large step backwards, kneeling to one knee, then to the other knee, and settle with buttocks on the heels of their feet, while maintaining hands at the chest level and without assistance or using the floor to stabilize their balance. In an emergency situation, the employee must be able to perform above described activity with a patient's full body weight.
Ability to sit and stand (one-third of the shift) and walk (two-thirds of the shift).
Ability to reach above, at or below waist height, kneel, bend, stoop, turn, twist, and throw.
Ability to see well enough to read charts, treatment plans and typewritten materials.
Ability to hear well enough to detect noises on the unit and have the ability to discern odors.
Ability to frequently lift and carry 10 lbs.; occasionally 20-50 lbs.
Ability to frequently push/pull wheeled carts from 100-200 lbs.
Ability to manipulate small and large tools (electric thermometer, telephone, wheelchair, blood pressure cuffs, walkers, paper punch, restraints, staplers, EKG machine, copy machine, etc.)
Ability to frequently handle hazardous/infectious waste.
Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently used for cleaning, where mechanical and electrical hazards may occasionally be present and where dust, mist and steam are frequently generated in housekeeping tasks.
Ability to work at a rapid pace and perform a variety of repetitive duties.
Ability to respond to exposure to blood and body fluids.
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