• Registered Nurse (RN), Psychiatric Care, Per Diem, 12hr

    Requisition ID
    2018-12104
    Category
    Licensed Nursing Positions
    Facility
    Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    12/13/2018
  • Overview

    We are driven by our mission: “to improve the health status of the community and promote medical education”. As an RN with the Central Valley’s largest private employer, and at the only inpatient mental health facility in the Valley -- the average day is anything but average and you will actively feel and see how your role directly impacts our mission. As the recognized source of help for adults in need of acute psychiatric care of all spectrums, Community Behavioral Health Center is vital to improving our community’s overall well-being. Your skills combined with the training we provide, will allow you to become a leader in creating a plan of care while gaining multidisciplinary skills throughout your career.


    Our Community Behavioral Health Center is licensed to 73 beds, carries an average daily census of 69 patients, and has an average length of stay of 5-6 days. Here you will be part of a close-knit all RN unit with Mental Health Workers (who have a CNA background) to assist in the delivery of daily care.


    By joining our team, you will gain extensive experience with various psychiatric diagnoses and increase your skillset within this well-established specialty.


    We can offer you challenges to professionally grow AND the resources to succeed. If you are seeking a career that matches your passion for helping people and being a leader in your field, then continue reading below!

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Your Psychiatric Care Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.


    From newly diagnosed psychiatric conditions to re-establishing medications and behavioral patterns for existing psychiatric diagnoses -- we deliver the excellent care our patients need. Nurses at our Community Behavioral Health Center have the skills necessary to lead and care for the mental well-being of our community.


    We are looking for skilled psychiatric or Med/Surg nurses to take on challenging work with a specialized team in 12 hour shifts. Our team is very supportive, family-oriented, and prides themselves on their pleasant work environment.


    As a nurse for Community Behavioral Health Center, you will work closely with the Behavioral Health team members including Psychiatric Nurse Educators who provide teaching in an individualized or group setting. You will also receive educational training in managing psychiatric emergencies, managing aggressive behaviors, de-escalation techniques and 5150 hold applications. Training for legal issues within behavioral health settings and assessment criteria is provided as well.


    Your role here will include opportunities for growing your skillset as well as educational training so that you can qualify to pursue additional certifications within behavioral health (i.e. American Psychiatric Nurses Association). Clinical ladders are also achievable with experience and leadership activities.

     

    We know that our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. Because of this, we provide unparalleled resources, benefits and a variety of incentives – including referral bonuses, special compensation packages and generous relocation bonuses for eligible positions.

    Qualifications

    Necessary skills for this role include:


    • Great leadership & decision making skills
    • Extreme service focus and willingness to be helpful
    • A kind and self-motivating attitude
    • Excellent communication & problem solving skills
    • Desire to work closely with skilled psychiatrists, therapists, and other team members in all areas of behavioral health


    Experience and education minimum requirements:


    RN – Psychiatric Care


    • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program


    License and certification minimum requirements:


    • Current RN license for the state of California
    • Current BLS certification

     

    Have questions?


    Contact Recruiter Jill Parker today at JParker5@communitymedical.org or Text at 559-283-0660.


    Click HERE to learn more about our awesome benefits offerings as well!

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