RN - York Hospital- Inpatient Behavioral Health- FT & PT, Days or Eves Available

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: D-RN'sYorkHospitalBH

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RN/ Clinical Nurse - Multiple positions available:

Full time & Part-time

8 hour shifts: Days (6:45 am - 3:15 pm) or Evenings (2:45 pm-11:15 pm) 

Every other weekend + rotating holidays

 

 

This position is eligible for financial incentives and a sign-on bonus! 

 

General Summary:


Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Clinical Nurse demonstrates marginally acceptable performance because the nurse has had prior experience in actual situations. He/She is efficient and skillful in parts of the practice area, requiring occasional supportive cues. May/may not be within a delayed time period. Knowledge is developing.

  

Duties and Responsibilities:



1- Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans.


2- Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.


3- Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.


4- Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III.


5- Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs forsafe handoffs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines.


6- Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; i.e. falls, pressure ulcers.


7- Identifies own areas of professional growth and development in performance improvement efforts. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice.


8- Promotes a professional practice environment that supports patient safety and quality through interdisciplinary collaboration, Shared Decision Making activities including peer review. Integrate Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects. Serves as positive role model. Begins to provide leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Negotiates for a win-win solution.


9- Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs. Helps assists personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team.


10- Promotes collaboration and cooperation among physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Contributes to effective communications among all team members. Begins to display conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance.


  


Department Description:

Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health at York Hospital is a 63 bed acute care unit serving the York community and surrounding areas.  Our unit provides care for adults 18 years and older diagnosed with mental health disorders and acute and chronic medical conditions.  Behavioral Health is one department composed of 4 units (A, B, C, and D), each with a different level of care and acuity to best serve our patients.  Patients are admitted as either a Voluntary or Involuntary, with an average length of stay of 7 days.  Crisis stabilization is the primary focus, with patients connected to outpatient resources at discharge to manage their mental health needs in the community.  Our unit has a strong collaborative team comprised of Psychiatrists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Therapists, Psychiatric Technicians, Secretaries, and Hospital Security that work together as team to provide exceptional patient care.  If your passion is Psychiatric nursing, come join our team!

 

York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomesEach professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients. Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.

 

Required Skills
  • RN License in Pennsylvania
  • BSN preferred

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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