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Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Florissant
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

Full-Time, Day
Monday-Friday
Floissant Location
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.

Role Purpose

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.
Responsibilities
Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
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 administration.
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.
Minimum Requirements
Nursing Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
2-5 years of experience
Registered Nurse (RN) License

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements
Bachelor's Degree
5-10 years of experience
Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- - 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
Legal Statement

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

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Florissant , Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health, Other , Florissant, Missouri

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