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RN / Registered Nurse / CAU / Behavioral Health / FT / Days

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Bryan
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities For more than 50 years, Northwest Behavioral Health has provided mental health treatment to individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Located on the campus of Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas, we offer behavioral health treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, seniors and uniformed service members. Our facility has 6 inpatient units with 106 beds. Additional services we offer include 24 hours a day free behavioral health assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient mental health and substance use programs, clinic-based psychiatry and therapy services. In 2021 additional services added include ECT, virtual reality exposure therapy, bio neurofeedback and CBT-I for insomnia. Our goal is to provide premier behavioral health services in a compassionate environment and to enhance the quality of life in the health of people in the communities we serve. We welcome you to join our amazing team of providers!--Visit us online at: --Position: Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health - CAU (FT Days)--POSITION SUMMARY: Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times--Provision of Services / Care Standards

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing the nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education.
  • Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed.
  • Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, families, visitors, and employees.
  • Assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions.
  • Complies with appropriate and approved standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting agencies.
  • Complies with safety and injury prevention standards to minimize risk to self, co-workers, patients, and visitors. The concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide the foundation for all nursing care.--What do our current nurses value at NWTHS?--An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Registered Nurse (RN) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development as a RN with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.----Benefit Highlights:
    • Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Retention Bonus Program
    • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6-year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement.--One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Qualifications Education, Training, Experience and Licenses/Registrations Required:
      • Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program
      • Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s)
      • BLS from the American Heart Association (or obtained during orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment
      • Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the State of Texas
      • De-escalation training within 90 days of hire; does not require maintaining
      • Ongoing compliance with demonstration of clinically pertinent competencies as determined by the facility--Physical and Sensory Requirements:
        • Ability to read, write and converse in English
        • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others
        • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
        • Ability to respond to pages
        • Ability to evaluate and interpret information--and make independent decisions
        • Ability to repeatedly twist, stoop, kneel, sit, stand, crouch, reach, walk
        • Ability to bend, lift (minimum of 25 pounds), grasp, fine hand coordination, push, pull
        • Exposure to infectious organisms, agent, and toxic chemicals
        • On call shift coverage as required--by the department--DisclaimerNorthwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.--EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.--We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.--NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. --If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

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