Registered Nurse-Behavioral Health-Adult-7A - Behavioral Health
Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Posted on: September 11, 2023
Registered Nurse-Behavioral Health-Adult-7AWe are looking to add
top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas team.
Join us in performing Sacred Work!
Competitive benefits are offered including:
Matched Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Benefit Plan - Medical, Dental, Vision and Much
The Registered Nurse is responsible for professional nursing care
and related assistance to patients of any age group admitted to the
area employed. The Registered Nurse provides direction to Licensed
Vocational Nurses and non-licensed nursing personnel in providing
direct patient care. The Registered Nurse supports the medical care
of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to
the mission and objectives of the Hospital and ANA Standards of
Practice ANA Standards of Practice.
Essential Job Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* As part of a recovery oriented treatment team provides
individualized, goal-directed, nursing care by performing
comprehensive nursing assessments regarding the health status of
the patient, making nursing diagnoses that serve as the basis for
the strategy of care, developing a plan of care based on the
assessment and nursing diagnosis, implementing nursing care, and
evaluating the patient's responses to nursing interventions.
* Delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel that take into
consideration patient safety, staff safety, and experience and
knowledge of staff.
* Knows the rationale for and the effects of medications, including
psychoactive medications, and shall correctly administer said
* Maintains required documentation of patient care and unit
activities in accordance with standards.
* Clarify any order or treatment regimen that the nurse has reason
to believe is inaccurate, non-efficacious or contraindicated by
consulting with the appropriate licensed practitioner and notifying
the ordering practitioner when the nurse makes the decision not to
administer the medication or treatment.
Required Education and Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
No experience required
Current RN license in the State of Texas
Unit specific competencies obtained within six months of hire
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