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Registered Nurse-Behavioral Health-Adult-7P - Behavioral Health

Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-Behavioral Health-Adult-7PWe 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 More!

Bonus Potential


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 medications.

* 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

Required License/Certifications

Current RN license in the State of Texas

BLS certification

Unit specific competencies obtained within six months of hire

Keywords: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont , Registered Nurse-Behavioral Health-Adult-7P - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Beaumont, Texas

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