Travel Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
- Sep 01, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12948190 Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatric Nurse - (Psych RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $28.00 - 30.00
Level 1 Trauma Center has been accredited by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation and is the only accredited trauma center in York, Adams and Franklin counties.
This position presents a great opportunity to learn the latest technologies while enhancing your professional experience within a passionate team environment.
The psychiatric / mental health nurse (psych RN) assists in the care of individuals suffering from mental illnesses, working with patients and their families and communities to assess mental health needs and provide personalized care as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include:
- Assessing levels of dysfunction
- Helping patients regain or acknowledge effective coping mechanisms
- Preventing further disability
- Providing information on preventative measures
- Performing counseling
- Teaching patients how to be self-sufficient and less reliant on others Psychiatric nurses may work with adults or children in both the facility and home health settings
2 years Behavioral Health experience - Required
BLS - Required
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training - Required (nurse educator will meet and give abbreviated version)
PA RN license at time of submission -
About the Facility
Opening in 1880, this hospital is the regional leader in advanced specialty care in south central Pennsylvania. With 572 beds and 690 doctors and other professionals, the hospital's state-of-the-art facilities and cost-effective health care are focused on the needs of its local community. It is a teaching hospital that supports seven residency programs and is allied with five health schools and other training programs. It has been ranked in the top 100 hospitals in the country six times, has also been recognized in the top 100 open heart surgery programs, and top 50 orthopedic hospitals.
Located in south-central Pennsylvania, York is the classic American city with deep roots in the country's early beginnings. Discover the rich cultural heritage of York County in one of its museums or historical buildings, or explore modern day life by visiting one of the city's wineries or golf courses.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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