HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health Services (ED Annex) in Pasadena, Texas

_Bayshore Medical Center – Pasadena, TX_

_Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health Services Unit (ED Annex)_

Nestled in the heart of the historic land where Texas won its independence,Bayshore Medical Center offers comfort, convenience, excellence and expertise to our neighbors who trust their health care to us.

For nearly 50 years, we have offered patients solace and security through constant, compassionate communication during their medical emergencies, surgeries, and diagnostic procedures. As a 345-bed facility, we employ 1,500 staff and 250 physicians.

Bayshore Medical Center is currently looking for a _Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health Services Unit (ED Annex)_

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_SCHEDULE: Full Time, Days_


The registered nurse provides clinical and administrative support to the program. The RN performs therapeutic measures prescribed and delegated by the physician. 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. Participates in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety and quality of care. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Bayshore Medical Center.


_License / Certifications / Requirements: _ * Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
* Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required _Education: _ * Must possess at least an academic diploma in nursing and be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. * Be eligible for on the job training or the equivalent. _Experience:_
* Experience in psychiatric nursing is preferred. _Special Qualifications :_ * Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; * must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; * ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions. * Successful completion of hospital, general nursing, and unit specific orientation.
* Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with computer technology.
* Ability to work well with others in a team environment to ensure quality patient care.
* Strong problem solving and customer service skills.
* Able to read, write, speak and comprehend English.
* Will be required to work weekdays, weekends and holidays. * Due to changes in patient census, may be required to leave early, rotate days off or help other departments. * Demonstrate leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. * General knowledge of psychiatric nursing practice.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health Services (ED Annex)

Location: Texas-Pasadena-Bayshore Medical Center - Pasadena

Requisition ID: 00009-68971