Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Company: BJC HealthCare
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Information About this Position
Outpatient Clinic Setting
Company and Job Overview
BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides
and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000
seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed
children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran--ois, Iron
and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri
Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as
a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health
services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper
to the public mental health system.
Responsible for assuring that the health needs of clients and staff
are addressed through various means including, but not limited to,
direct care, staff education, chart reviews, occupational health
and infection surveillance.
Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care
Provides accurate documentation as required.
Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's
physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with
the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness
or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability
to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an
essential function of this job.
Nursing Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
2-5 years of experience
Registered Nurse (RN) License
5-10 years of experience
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability
- - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- - 401(k) plan
- - Tuition Assistance
- - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- - -On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital
East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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