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RN-Behavioral Health

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

Ascension MERCY MEDICAL CENTER is looking for a compassionate, energetic RN-Registered Nurse in our Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health unit.

Sign-On Bonus Available: This role is eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus provided you successfully complete all pre-employment requirements subject to the terms and conditions of the offer and meet the minimum eligibility requirements. Former associates of six months or less are not eligible. Six months of experience required to qualify.

Title: RN-Behavioral Health

Department: Psychiatric Nursing

Schedule: Full Time Nights, 7:00pm - 7:30am

Hospital: Ascension Presence St Mary Kankakee

Location: Kankakee, IL 500 West Court St

Since 1897, Ascension St. Mary's Hospital Kankakee has brought compassionate, community-minded care to Kankakee and the south suburbs. We provide award-winning services for both primary and specialty care, including our nationally recognized peritoneal dialysis unit - one of only 91 in the country. Our 182-bed acute care facility includes a certified Level II Emergency/Trauma Center, as well as a state-of-the-art Family Birthing Center for new and expectant parents.

What You Will Do

Provide direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.

+ Perform initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice.

+ Develop a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan.

+ Participate in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.

+ Implement nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.

+ Evaluate patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed.

+ Collaborate with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

+ Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, with 15 hospitals and over 150 sites of care, serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. A career at Ascension means you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electornic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more inforamtion.

E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify\_Participation\_Poster\_ES.pdf)

Keywords: Ascension Health, Joliet , RN-Behavioral Health, Other , Kankakee, Illinois

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