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RWJBarnabas Health Registered (RN) - Mental Health Unit-Open Unit - Full Time Day in BELLEVILLE, New Jersey

Registered (RN) - Mental Health Unit-Open Unit - Full Time DayReq #:0000139835

Category:Behavioral Health Nursing



Facility:Clara Maass Medical Center

Department:Mental Health Unit-Open Unit


Clara Maass Medical Center, 1 CLARA MAASS DRIVE, BELLEVILLE, NJ 07109

Clinical Staff Job Description

Section I: Job Identification

Company Name:Clara Maass Medical Center

Job Code:H0087

Job Title:RN


Department Name:Mental Health Unit-Open Unit

Section Name:

Reports To:Nurse Manager

OSHA Classification:

Salary Grade:

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt

Section II: Summary of Job Function

Organize and administers individualized age specific professional care to patients within an assigned unit of the hospital in support of medical care.

Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the State Nurse

Practice Act. Maintains the standards of nursing care as established. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in unit Quality Improvement evaluation activities. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient s age specific needs and provide age specific treatment.

Behavioral health RN: Assessment of Behavioral Health patients including care, medication management de-escalation as needed and provides emotional support to patients with psychiatric diagnosis in conjunction with the behavioral health team,

Establishes goals for the patient with the team and patient,

Takes active part in group therapy Leads groups and ensures all physical and psychological needs are met,

Section III: Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/Licensure

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing BSN degree preferred. Additional experience required based upon specific department needs. Current New Jersey RN licensure required. BLS AHA Healthcare Provider.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer