RN- York Hospital- Inpatient Behavioral Health- Day/Eve Or Eve/Night (D-Rn'syorkhospitalbhpt)

Wellspan Health System York , PA 17405

Posted 2 months ago

RN/ Clinical Nurse

  • Multiple shifts available:
    8 hour shifts: Days (6:45 am

  • 3:15 pm) Evenings (2:45 pm-11:15 pm) Nights (10:45 pm

  • 7:15 am)
    12 hour shifts: 7 am-7 pm & 7 pm-7 am

Every third weekend + rotating holidays

This position is eligible for a Sign-On Bonus and PTO Bridging!

Duties and Responsibilities:

1- Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans.
2- Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.
3- Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.
4- Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III.
5- Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs for safe hand offs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines.
6- Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; i.e. falls, pressure ulcers.
7- Identifies own areas of professional growth and development in performance improvement efforts. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice.
8- Promotes a professional practice environment that supports patient safety and quality through interdisciplinary collaboration, Shared Decision Making activities including peer review. Integrate Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects. Serves as positive role model. Begins to provide leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Negotiates for a win-win solution.
9- Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs. Helps assists personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team.
10- Promotes collaboration and cooperation among physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Contributes to effective communications among all team members. Begins to display conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance.

Department Description:

Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health at York Hospital is a 63 bed acute care unit serving the York community and surrounding areas. Our unit provides care for adults 18 years and older diagnosed with mental health disorders and acute and chronic medical conditions.

Behavioral Health is one department composed of 4 units (A, B, C, and D), each with a different level of care and acuity to best serve our patients. Patients are admitted as either a Voluntary or Involuntary, with an average length of stay of 7 days. Crisis stabilization is the primary focus, with patients connected to outpatient resources at discharge to manage their mental health needs in the community.

Our unit has a strong collaborative team comprised of Psychiatrists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Therapists, Psychiatric Technicians, Secretaries, and Hospital Security that work together as team to provide exceptional patient care. If your passion is Psychiatric nursing, come join our team!

York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomes.

Each professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients.

Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.

Required Skills

  • RN License in Pennsylvania
  • BSN preferred
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