Charge Nurse - Behavioral Health

Rockville, MD
Aug 24, 2016
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
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Let your passion for mental health nursing bring you to Adventist Behavioral Health. We have a new adult unit opening for the best nurse.

ADVENTIST HEALTHCARE Behavioral Health and Wellness is seeking a day shift 8 am - 4 pm Charge Nurse to be responsible for:

Developing, implementing and evaluating a plan of care utilizing the ANA Standards of Nursing Practice. Delegates and assists the RN's and techs appropriately in implementing patient care. Provides support, information, education, and direct patient care to patients and family members. Utilizes equipment, technology and evidence based nursing practice. Educates patients, significant caregivers on medical and self-care issues. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

Collaborates with Team members and health care providers to meet the patients personal, physical, psychological, spiritual and cognitive needs.

Administers medications safely and accurately in accordance with hospital policy and procedures.

Establishes realistic rehabilitation goals with the patient, family and multidisciplinary team to deliver quality patient care.

Directs and provides patient care including appropriate documentation and use of clinical supplies.

Demonstrates leadership and professionalism in the provision patient care.

Accountable for professional development and promotes peer growth.

Upholds the RISES standards with self, staff and stakeholders.

Provides appropriate education to stakeholders based on identified learning needs.

Actively participates in unit/ department goals and objectives.

Work Schedule

This is a full time non exempt, benefited position working an 8 am - 4:30 pm shift and every other weekend.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.


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