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Dual Diagnosis- Registered Nurse

Company: Silver Lake Hospital
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Silver Lake Hospital of Newark, NJ is seeking to hire experienced full-time (Day Shift & Night Shift) Registered Nurses with behavioral health experience to provide inpatient treatment for adults who experience acute mental health symptoms and substance use. Flexible shifts and flexible schedules are available.Registered Nurse (RN) rates commensurate with experience. Differentials are offered for night/weekend shifts and BSN/MSN degrees. Full time employees are offered medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, supplemental insurance, free life-long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement (additional reimbursement for BSN/MSN programs). Additional benefits include continuing education, inhouse BLS courses, free parking in a safe and secure garage, paid time off (PTO), and a comprehensive wellness program which includes free nutritional and fitness programs. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT SILVER LAKE HOSPITALSilver Lake Hospital's brand-new state of the art acute inpatient dual diagnosis program provides inpatient treatment for adults who experience acute mental health symptoms and substance use.We are looking for compassionate, warm, caring and highly professional health care individuals who have a passion for helping others.
POSITION SUMMARYThe Registered Nurse (RN) is the primary care coordinator for the interdisciplinary team and is accountable for the implementation of a collaborative care plan as prescribed by the physician(s) and treatment team. Provides medical management and assessment of patients. This position does involve direct patient care for a population of patients between the ages of 18 and older and does require age specific experience, specialized training and/or expertise to serve this population.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS67-100% of work time: Lifting requirements 2-30 pounds34-66% of work time: Standing and walking, Lifting requirements 31-40 pounds1-33% of work time: Sitting, twisting, using arm, leg, and back muscles frequently or for extended periods, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending/stooping, climbing, Lifting requirements 41-51 pounds or more
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • This position requires a minimum of an Associate's degree with major in Nursing, BSN preferred.
  • Must possess a current NJ State Registered Nurse license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.
  • Two (2) years of acute care psychiatric experience required.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with an understanding of mental illness preferred.
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Certification is preferred.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service and professionalism at all times.
  • Positive interpersonal relationships that embody our patient/family centered philosophy.
  • Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with others.
  • Skills required: Critical thinking, analytical, interpersonal, organizational.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and reliability.
  • Ability to relate well to patients, families, co-workers, and physicians.
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office and EMR systems.
    ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this position complete our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. After this step, you will receive an invite to complete your full application. Thank you.

Keywords: Silver Lake Hospital, Newark , Dual Diagnosis- Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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