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Registered Nurse Psychiatric Care PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Tampa
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:



Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our Psychiatric Care team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

Behavioral Health Unit

Here at Memorial Hospital of Tampa we have established an Adult Behavioral Health unit in a secured area of the hospital that offers short-term treatment to stabilize patients age 18 and over who are experiencing a crisis that cannot be managed in an outpatient setting. After a comprehensive assessment, we provide an individualized treatment plan.

  • Number of Staff: 29
  • Bed count: 34 beds
  • Types of Cases Commonly Seen: Depression, Anxiety, Chemical Dependency, Schizophrenia, Eating Disorder, Bipolar, Substance Abuse
  • RN to patient ratio: 1:6
  • Skill Mix: Registered Nurses and Mental Health Technicians
  • Schedules: 12-hour shift
  • Dress code: Scrubs (individual provides their own)
  • Complete computerized charting (""Electronic Health Record"") for patient assessment and care documentation via Meditech
  • Electronic medication administration record (eMAR) is used for the delivery of all medications provided to patients and has significantly reduced errors associated with the administration of medication hospital-wide
    We have a team approach on the unit. Because a number of factors impact a person's mental health, we take a team approach to treatment. These healthcare professionals work together to address each person's unique needs. Our team includes:
    • Psychiatrists
    • Licensed clinical social workers
    • Registered nurses
    • Behavioral health technicians
    • Rehabilitation therapists
    • Psychologists
      Services that we provide to our patients:Neurotherapy (ECT), Psychiatric assessment and treatment, Management of some medical conditions, Medication management, Dietary consultation, Recreational therapy assessment and treatment, Psychotherapy (individual and group), Education for patients and families on diagnosis, treatment options and medications and Assistance with discharge planning and financial issues.

      Position Description

      The registered nurse oversees and direct the care of psychiatric patients within the Behavioral Health unit. The RN performs therapeutic measures prescribed and delegated by the physician and participates in patient education and rehabilitation and provides interpretation of treatment to the patient and the patient's family. The RN coordinates unit activities and assures accountability of all assigned tasks.

      Job Duties
      • You will be the primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated care for your patients.
      • This Nurse oversees and directs the care of assisting personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients.
      • When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
      • Observe patients closely to prevent falls. In the event of a fall, immediately assess and reassess within 2 hours.
      • Assessment completed within 4 hours of admission, each shift and as needed by patient condition.
      • Plan is updated with any change in patient condition and at least every 24 shift.
      • Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response in Meditech.
      • Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate.
      • Patient teaching is planned and implemented.
      • Delivers care with respect to the individual's spiritual and cultural needs.
      • Changes in patient's physiological, behavioral and medical status are recognized, reported and documented as they occur.
      • Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician.

        Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

        Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 183 beds,has been providing comprehensive healthcare services for residents of south Tampa for more than 40 years.Recent renovations and the addition of state-of-the-art technology has kept the hospital modernized to provide high-quality medical care, including emergency medicine, diagnostic procedures, surgery, outpatient therapies and acute care for hospitalized patients. With a high caliber medical staff and a team of caring, skilled employees, it's no wonder Memorial Hospital has a long-standing reputation for excellence.

        If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

        We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



        • Nursing Diploma or ASN; BSN preferred.
        • 1 year RN experience in acute care setting preferred.
        • Current Florida State Registered Nurse license.
        • CPI a plus. CPI, TIC, and BERT training required within 60 days of hire.
        • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS certifications).
        • National certification (PMH RN) required within 6 months of eligibility.
        • Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
        • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

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