HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Behavioral Health PRN in Fort Pierce, Florida

Registered Nurse – Behavioral Health, PRN Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL

Facility Description: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center as well as the only Mazor Robotics Program that provides highly-accurate, minimally-invasive surgery for complex spinal cases.

In 2014, Children’s Services expanded, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the new Pediatric ER opened. These dedicated services for the smallest and the sickest children provide quality, child-friendly care, close to home.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Top Performer and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood is the only hospital on the Treasure Cost with a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital designation and CARF Accreditation.

At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what! / / / Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! / / / / Benefits: / / We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Job Description:

The Mental Health RN manages the nursing care of patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Performs initial and on-going physical and psychosocial assessment according to accepted standards of nursing practice.

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.

  • Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.

  • Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.

  • Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed.

  • Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Position Qualifications: * Current FL RN Licensure.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

/ Keywords: Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health, Psych /

Title: Registered Nurse Behavioral Health PRN

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 00102-6455