Behavioral Health Nursing - Psych 5 South - Adult Psychiatric Unit
Psychiatric Registered Nurse
This is a 17-bed adult psychiatric nursing unit. This unit specializes in the care of adult patients with acute mental illness as well as dual-diagnoses. Nursing working on this unit will be part of a team-based care model and will have opportunity to use and further develop their mental health assessment skills and abilities; however, an emphasis on medical nursing is not typical on this unit. The registered nurses working on this team play an integral part of the multidiciplinary care team, working closely with Psychiatrists, Advanced Practitioners, as well as Social Workers.
Registered Nurse at Mission Hospital:
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.
Required License or Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider.
Preferred License or Certifications: National Certification in area of specialty.
Required Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience (NOTE: This is the baseline experience required for a Registered Nurse at Mission Hospital. Please see Preferred Experience for preferences based on current deppartment staffing needs)
Preferred Experience: Previous experience in working as a Registered Nurse with Behavioral Health patients, or on an adult Behavioral Health unit.