Registered Nurse Behavioral Health - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
$3,500.00 Sign On Bonus for eligible candidates
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Full Time Days
When you work your 12-hour shift in between the hours below, you will add the differentials to the base rate of pay.
7a-3p = base pay
3p-11p = base plus 15%
Weekends is the above plus another 10%
You Will Be Responsible For:
Sets priorities for nursing actions based on individual patient’s needs and formulates plan of nursing care.
Responds calmly and appropriately to emergency situations
Communicates effectively with physician regarding patient needs
Attends to and carries out orders in a timely and safe manner
Patient Assessment Complete and Timely
Pain Assessment re-evaluation after meds
Limited CCT corrections with timeliness of correction
Perform and documentation of temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
Perform and documentation of Q 15 minute and one-to-one patient monitoring.
Documentation of patient behaviors.
Facilitate and documentation of groups.
Requires compliance with all safety and infection control policies required to provide clean and safe environment and prevent injury to patients, employees, or self.
What You Will Need:
·Valid Texas RN license or RN license from state recognized by Texas Board of Nursing as equivalent
The Registered Nurse plans, provides, and coordinates nursing practice with psychiatric patients in coordination with other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Performs direct patient care activities that are developmental and age specific for the population served; coordinates, supervises and directs those providing care at a novice and advanced beginner level. Provides direct nursing care and supervision of patients including focused nursing assessments, patient education, medication administration, and documentation of care. The Registered Nurse is under the supervision of the Evening Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager. This care is consistent with the hospital accountabilities, Standards of Practice and in support of the Nursing Service and patient care goals. Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the unit or department assigned. This position reports to the Nurse Manager.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.