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Registered Nurse  

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse to provide direct clinical services to clients tat are experiencing crisis. The Registered Nurse provides education to clients and consultation to staff when needed; responsible for quality nursing care and supervision of direct-care staff. This position is an overnight shift.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Directly collaborates with psychiatrists to ensure continuity of quality client care.
  • Provides direct nursing care, assessments, and intervention to clients according to RSI standards.
  • Responds to, assesses, intervenes and provides direction in both physical and psychiatric crisis/emergency situations to ensure client and staff safety.
  • Conducts counseling and client education groups for clients and families about health, illness, the treatment process and effective coping methods.
  • Interacts with clients to resolve issues concerns complaints related to patient rights and treatment issues. Communicates and documents such to appropriate management.
  • Ensures the preparation and maintenance of necessary reports, documentation and treatment records to ensure communication of quality client care, and timely and accurate records.
  • Provide accurate and concise reports between shifts – verbally and in writing.

 

 

 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Possesses license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Kansas.
  • Knowledge of and practical application of hospital and nursing policies, procedures and related regulations.
  • Experience serving clients with mental illness and the assessment and treatment of clients requiring psychoactive medication.
  • Demonstrates ability for basic physical assessment and psychosocial assessment.
  • Familiarity with mental health theory and practice.
  • Familiarity with diagnostic and treatment planning approaches relevant to professional discipline.
  • Relates positively with colleagues and representatives of other agencies.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Hours vary based on need of clinic  
Division RSI  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WyandotInc.appone.com



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