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Registered Nurse

North Star Behavioral Health


Location:
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Date:
11/30/2017
2017-11-302017-12-30
Job Type:
Employee
Categories:
  • Director of Nursing
  • Nurse Manager
  • Psychiatric/Behavioral Health
  • Pediatrics
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Job Details

You may qualify for a sign-on bonus! North Star Behavioral Health is now offering $5,000 for a one-year commitment, or $10,000 for a two-year commitment. Please call us today to learn how this works! 907-264-3514

North Star Behavioral Health is one of Alaska's top behavioral health providers, specializing in helping people with life's challenges. We have served children and adolescents through our acute care and residential treatment programs in Anchorage since 1984, and now treat active service members, veterans, and dependents at the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital.

We are searching for a registered nurse to join our team. The RN delivers quality general and psychiatric nursing care to patients with emotional or psychiatric disorders; serves actively and constructively as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team; supports the organization and program philosophy of care; and ensures the safety of well-being of each patient.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assesses new patients within 24 hours of admission through a systematic process of interaction with the patient, their significant others or families, and the appropriate health care providers;
  • Collects and analyzes data regarding the patient's physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs and responds to needs assessment calls when necessary;
  • Develops a comprehensive outline of care and updates master treatment plans, special programs, and problem sheets;
  • Assists in developing goals and interventions; gathers relevant data; and communicates it to the treatment team;
  • Establishes effective discharge plans individualized to the needs of patients and significant others/families;
  • Maintains effective communication with all units and departments;
  • Maintains designated lines of authority and supervises direct patient care as required;
  • Participates in implementing and managing the therapeutic system and other applicable facets of behaviorally-oriented treatment programs;
  • Implements crisis intervention and intervention procedures as required;
  • And more (see our job website and/or contact our HR department for more details).

Requirements

This position requires an Associate's Degree in Nursing (or higher) with a valid State of Alaska nursing license.

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