Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavior Health Unit / Med-Psych

Location
Luling, LA
Salary Range
$50,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year
Description

Seeking a Behavioral Health Registered Nurse for a permanent, full-time role at a major hospital in the Luling / New Orleans area.

Job duties:


  • Effectively uses the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient care.

  • Assesses learning needs and implement teaching strategies appropriate for the diverse needs of the patient, family and other groups or disciplines.

  • Utilizes data, information and knowledge to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

  • Embraces mindset focused on customer satisfaction, employee morale, and improvement in the profession of nursing.

  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

  • Other basic tasks expected of an RN in a Behavioral Health role.

Requirements:


  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing

  • Current RN License in the state of Louisiana

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

  • Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Good time management skills and self-directed.

  • Demonstrates good judgement.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to sustain periods of physical activity including walking, lifting, standing. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits:


  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • 401(k) and 403(b)

  • Student loan and tuition assistance

  • Paid holidays

  • Employer-paid term life insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)/Work-life Program

  • Short-term and long-term disability