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RN, Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Summary:

The Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit is a 25-bed unit. This unit provides psychiatric treatment for adults (18 years and older) and older adult patients (55 and above) that are exhibiting acute psychiatric conditions who require 24-hour inpatient treatment. The Behavioral Health RN is part of a multi-disciplinary team of professional's that provide individualized care to each patient with a primary objective of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of each patient in a therapeutic environment that fosters positive change. -

Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction.

Requirements:

Graduate of a State Board School of Nursing or equivalent.

Six (6) months experience preferred


Current RN license or permit to practice professional nursing in the State of Louisiana.

American Heart Association BLS - within two (2) weeks of employment

De-escalation training within 90 days of hire and maintain training annually thereafter.

Two (2) years experience in psychiatric nursing preferred.

Work Type: -

Per Diem As Needed


CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, the mission of CHRISTUS Health is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.
To support our healthcare ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on staff who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
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EXTENDING THE HEALING MINISTRY OF JESUS CHRIST
We are inspired by our mission, vision and core values to deliver compassionate, high quality health care, improving the health of the communities we serve. Above all, we are committed to providing our customers and their family members with a truly unique healing experience, one that embodies our values and respects the dignity and worth of each person. Creating a health care system that is truly excellent in all areas is an ongoing effort.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Lake Charles , RN, Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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