• Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health Women

    Baptist Health CarePensacola, FL 32505

    Job #2509077091

  • Job Description The Registered Nurse is a key player in the delivery of care consistent with the Recovery Model. This position explains illness, symptoms, courses of treatment and hope for the future and begins to teach the individual about the use and benefits of personal recovery and prevention of relapse. This position informs the individual of benefits of active treatment, including medication and the intended and unintended effects and ensures that the individual is educated about choices and resources available. Along with ensuring a safe environment for all, he or she develops with each individual a therapeutic relationship which is critical in the healing process. This position assures that the patient is educated about his rights regarding care, privacy, safety, confidentiality of medical records, Baker Act and the right to be free from inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion. This position demonstrates and role models the use of de-escalation and uses interpersonal skills to calm patients involved in potential conflict. This position manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Responsiblities Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs to provide quality care to assigned patients. Assesses patient's progress through expected hospital course, mobilizing resources and intervening as necessary to ensure that patient outcomes are achieved as anticipated based on a pre-determined plan for each day of hospitalization for the patient's diagnosis Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic plan of care for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/significant other in order to address all identified needs. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and the patient/family, utilizes the nursing process in the provision of quality patient care. Provides person centered care offering choices, engaging patients in the treatment process, fosters optimism and hope in others. Evaluates the identified problems, care provided, and that patient's responses are reassessed to meet patient and family needs and assure overall quality of care delivered. Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient. Uses the nursing process to effectively assess, plan treatment, implement interventions and evaluate outcomes. Analyzes problems effectively and demonstrates appropriate courses of actions and solutions. Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure quality care. Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development. Actively seeks out opportunities to grow and develop professionally.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters. Qualifications Minimum Education + Associates Degree Nursing Required or + Technical Diploma/Certificate Nursing + Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred Licenses and Certifications + Registered Nurse Licensed Upon Hire Required and + BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) Upon Hire Required + CPI within 90 Days Required Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities + Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge, and skills About Us Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes?three hospitals, four medical parks,?Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida. Baptist Health Care subsidiaries comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws, do not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Baptist Health Care directly, its subsidiaries, or through a contractor or any other entity with which Baptist Health Care arranges to carry out its programs and activities.