Registered Nurse-Behavioral Health

Summary

UNIT SUMMARY: The Behavioral Health and 4C unit provide general, acute care for inpatient adults who may be suffering for mental or behavioral health issues. The 4C unit has a capacity of 14 beds, while the BHU census capacity is 23 beds. Patients in these units may have be depressed, schizophrenic, or struggle with substance abuse or a mood disorder. In addition to the BHU and 4C, staff works in a 6-bed area of the ER, referred to as the Psych West Pod, which can house adults, adolescents or children. Most nursing staff in this area cross train to all three areas. Staff members in these areas must be positive and outgoing and must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides safe, age appropriate patient care and functions as advisor, resource, preceptor and leader for other members of the patient care team. Works under direct supervision and direction of the Nurse Manager.

REQUIREMENTS:

Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Bachelor's in Nursing preferred from CCNE accredited schools. 1-3 years of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Certification.

Additional Information
LifeBridge Health is a $2B+, 13,000 team member healthcare system that Cares Bravely for over 1 million patients annually throughout Maryland. We are comprised of 5 main healthcare centers: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, and Grace Medical Center as well as several community practices.

LifeBridge Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for employment and require accommodation during any part of the application process, please call 410-601-9000 and ask to speak to the Human Resources Department at the location to which you are applying. For TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay.

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