Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health
Company: Bon Secours
Posted on: May 8, 2022
Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health Requisition R124345
Market Kilmarnock, Virginia Department Adult Behavioral Health Unit
- Rappahannock Shift Evenings/Nights Schedule Full-time Thank you
for considering a career at Bon Secours! Rappahannock General
Hospital Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of
The Behavioral Health Registered Nurse (RN) functions as a care
provider of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the
delivery of comprehensive patient care utilizing the nursing
process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and
evaluation through evidence-based practices, policies, procedures,
guidelines of the organization, and within the States Nurse
Practice Act. The RN provides a safe and therapeutic environment
for patients by managing the milieu and ensures patient care is
delivered in an individualized manner, expressing dignity and
respect for each patient. The RN collaborates with providers and
treatment team members to ensure the achievement of desired patient
outcomes. Essential Job Functions
In collaboration with members of interdisciplinary teams,
establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or
continuing care needs with the patient.
Collects and records nursing assessment of the physical and
behavioral health status of the patient.
Effectively communicates assessment information, the nursing
component, and all modifications of the plan of care to appropriate
members of the treatment team and interdisciplinary team.
Applies effective interviewing skills to elicit information from
patient and/or family/significant other that is necessary to plan
and implement the treatment plan.
Develops, maintains, or modifies the individualized treatment plan
Executes the treatment plan as developed by the provider and
interdisciplinary team members.
Continuously evaluates the patients response to the nursing
interventions, quality of patient care and care environment to
ensure optimal patient outcomes are met.
Participates in the safe management of the milieu, intervening
effectively with patients who are having coping difficulty,
utilizing therapeutic prevention/intervention techniques.
Acts as the patient advocate.
BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance
with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing
Professional Practice Model. This document is not an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or
working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be
required to perform other job-related duties as required by their
supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.
Current RN License in the state in which they are working or
covered by compact (required)
BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from
approved source prior to direct patient care)
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (required for Pediatric BH
Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred) Work Experience
1 year of RN experience (required)
Recent Behavioral Health experience (preferred) Training
De-Escalation Training (preferred)
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) Training (preferred) Skills
Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and
scope of practice of staff.
Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education
(based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and
implementation) to nursing staff and others.
Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide
evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current
standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission.
Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition
and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive
Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan
Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery.
Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to
evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes;
revises plan of care accordingly.
Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness.
Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient
Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for
patients and their support resources.
Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires
information to perform safely.
Advances personal and professional growth through participation in
educational programs, current literature, in-services, and
Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and
Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models
effective stewardship of available resources.
Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and
Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.
Understanding and utilization of office and clinical
Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can
understand considering their personal preferences.
Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in
illness, suffering, pain, and existence.
Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency.
Knowledge of Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Health
Ability to set clear boundaries Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious
May have periods of constant interruptions
General office environment
*Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal
precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and
learn the policies concerning infection control. Physical
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%
Standing 34-66% Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Use of Latex Gloves
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure Patient Population
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development
of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data
reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate
information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative
to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as
described in departmental policies and procedures.
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older) Bon Secours is an equal opportunity
employer. Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment
status S cheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Work Shift: Evenings/Nights
Department: Adult Behavioral Health Unit - Rappahannock All
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran
status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action
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