Memorial Satilla Health is apart of the National HCA Enterprise. It is a 231-bed, full service, acute care medical facility that has been providing high quality medical care to the greater Waycross community and southeast Georgia region for more than 60 years. Our success is the result of a team effort that is focused on caring for patients and their families.
The Behavioral Health Center has been serving the local community since 2006, the Center is designed to address the unique challenges of our aging community. Located on the third floor of the hospital, this 15-bed inpatient psychiatric unit is available for patients that need help coping with life’s transitions, depression, anxiety, psychosis, dementia or other behavioral changes related to aging. Patients are offered private and semi-private rooms and a therapeutic environment to gain a better understanding of themselves while promoting dignity, privacy and comfort. The primary goals of treatment during hospitalization are improving the patient’s independence, safety, and functional ability.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Nursing Director or Supervisor, the Behavioral Health / Psychiatric (Psych) Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The RN is responsible for directing all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice and federal, state, and local regulations. The RN incorporates knowledge of patient’s age specific development and cultural diversity into the plan of care. The RN contributes to quality nursing care through process improvement techniques and multidisciplinary collaboration that demonstrates positive outcomes in the delivery of patient care. Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.
Come join us at Memorial Satilla, where you will have the opportunity to work with our world renowned staff and take advantage of what Memorial Satilla has to offer: • Wonderful culture • Competitive salaries • Relocation bonuses / Sign-on bonuses • Exceptional benefits including 401K • Career advancement • Tuition reimbursement • Peer mentoring opportunities • STARN Residency Program for New Graduate Nurses • Family Days with coworkers and their families • Community events and charitable fundraisers
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Most possess a current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of Georgia.
BLS – Healthcare provider on hire (American Hear Association)
CPI- must be completed within 90 days of hire and then every calendar year.
Education: RN Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: Experience in Behavioral Health preferred.
Special qualifications: Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills.
Internal Number: 26870-1235
About Memorial Satilla - HCA
The South Atlantic Division of HCA is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. The 11 health system network features over 1,500 beds in facilities in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. The facilities in the health system offer premier health care with a variety of services and specialty practices.
Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Trident Health System, Summerville Medical Center, Colleton Medical Center, Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville, Orange Park Medical Center, Specialty Hospital of Jacksonville, Doctors Hospital, Coliseum Medical Center, Coliseum Northside, Memorial health of Savannah, Fairview Park and Memorial Satilla, offer a full-range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. The South Atlantic Division integrates innovative, state-of-the-art technologies, such as CyberKnife, with fully developed departments specializing in oncology, orthopedics, cardiology, neuroscience, women’s health, gerontology, bariatric surgery and emergency room services.
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