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RN - Crisis Management Unit - Part Time, Nights
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. | Louisville, Kentucky
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Job Description

Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.

When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.

Job Description:

Hours: 24

Shift: 3rd

Status: Part Time

CMU:

The Crisis Management Unit is a general psychiatric unit that treats patients with varied psychiatric diagnoses using a multidisciplinary team approach. CMU is designed for the adult psychiatric patient who is in immediate need of crisis intervention. Intensive care is provided for the acutely ill psychiatric patient. Group therapy, classes and activities are provided to assist patients in progress towards discharge. If needed, ECT treatments are available for both inpatients and outpatients.

Job Summary:

Registered nurse implements the nursing process for each assigned to his/her care regardless of age (i.e. infancy to geriatric) and is responsible for the patient's care consistent with the Kentucky Nursing Laws and organizational policies and procedures. The registered nurse promotes positive patient outcomes and the delivery of quality patient care and initiates change through active involvement in the unit-based and hospital shared governance councils while contributing to a healthy professional practice environment.

National Professional Nursing Standards serve as guidelines for nurses as they utilize critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills and exercise appropriate nursing judgment. The registered nurse collaborates with the inter-professional team to enhance patient outcomes. The registered nurse serves as a role model through actively participating in the process of continuous professional development and lifelong learning. Utilizes the Nursing Process as the framework for providing care.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is a summary of the major functions of this position. Registered nurses may perform other duties, not specified in this document and specific functions may change as professional practice and standards evolve.

1.Performs assessment/reassessment

2.Develops plan of care utilizing appropriate evidence based standards of care.

3.Provides care consistent with policies, procedures, current evidence based professional standards of practice and Baptist Health Louisville's nursing mission, vision, values and model of care.

4.Evaluates patient response to treatment

5.Applies critical thinking, clinical reasoning, organizational and leadership skills.

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience:

1. Active Kentucky License

2. BSN required except as noted:

* Individuals hired as a Staff RN prior to October 1, 2013 are grandfathered and exempt.
* Individuals actively employed by the system prior to October 1, 2013 are eligible for hire as a new graduate nurse without a BSN provided they enroll within 1 year of transfer and complete their BSN within 5 years of hire.
* Experienced RNs hired after October 1, 2013 who do not hold a BSN may only be hired with the approval of the CNO and/or applicable Vice President provided the RN enrolls in a BSN program within 1 year of hire and completes the BSN within 5 years of hire.

3. BCLS Required

4. ANCC certification in Psychiatric/Mental health Nursing required within 1 year of hire.

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!