Specialty Care RN Trainee: Behavioral Health*

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: Depends on Qualifications USD

Job Description

The Job

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center(ARMC) invites applications forSpecialty Care RN: Behavioral Health. Specialty Care RNsassigned toARMC'sBehavioral Health Center perform a full range of professional nursing duties in an acutebehavioralhealth treatmentsetting. Duties include assessing, planning, evaluatingand implementing patient care in accordance with accepted standards of practice and organizational policy,administering medications and treatments, performing documentation and providing education to patients and families.
Applicants withone or more years of RN experienceare encouraged to also check out these opportunities (click on titles) and apply as appropriate:
  • Registered Nurse II -ARMC (Up to $48.31/hour)
  • Critical Care RN Trainee: Burn/Critical Care/ED/Labor and Delivery/OR/PACU (Up to $45.69/hour)
  • Critical Care RN: Burn/Critical Care/ED/Labor and Delivery/OR/PACU (Up to $53.54/hour)
  • Specialty Care RN: Behavioral Health (Up to$53.50/hour)

*Official title: Specialty Care Registered Nurse -Trainee

ARMC's Behavioral Health Center provides adult inpatient mental health treatment services for assessment and evaluation of acute psychiatric emergencies. The Center has 90 licensed beds andis comprised of a Behavioral Health Triage unit, a Crisis Stabilization unit and three Behavioral Health Inpatient units.. Individuals who have experienced crises, or are suffering from chronic psychiatric disorders such as severe depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and other mental health challenges, are treated in the Behavioral Health Center. In a secure, safe environment, patients are evaluated, assessed, and treated by an interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, clinical therapists, registered nurses, occupational therapists and psychiatric technicians. Registered Nurses are acritical part of the treatment team whose goal is to help patients lead more healthful and productive lives.
ARMC, which is owned and operated by the Countyof San Bernardino, is a state-of-the-art 456 bed university-affiliated teachingmedical center featuring the newesttechnology in the field of patient care.ARMCis host to a 24-hour Emergency Department providing more than 90,000 annual visits, a Level II Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons, a Regional Burn Center, Behavioral Health Services, Outpatient Specialty Clinics and fourPrimary Care Family Health Centers (FHC). TheFHCsoffer comprehensive primary care medical services to individuals and families of all age groups. TheFHCsare staffed with experienced attending physicians and resident physicians from the Medical Center.ARMCis a Primary Stroke Center and hasa Baby Friendly designation from Baby-Friendly USA with over2800 births per year. The Neonatal Intensive Care is a30 bed Community California Children's Services certified unit.

To learn more about our hospital click http://bit.ly/LearnAboutARMC .

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1. ARMC is a twenty-four hour facility; applicants must be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays.Shift differentials are provided. 2. Requires lifting of up to 100 pounds with assistance, and carrying of up to 50 pounds. 3. The work environment may involve exposure to assaultive and combative patients. 4. Applicants selected for these positions must pass a background investigation and verification of employment history and education. 5. Specialty Care RNs Trainee: Behavioral Health ($33.31 - $43.39) must be promoted to Specialty Care RN: Behavioral Health ($39.02 - $53.50) upon receipt of a satisfactory work performance evaluation and required certifications or may be terminated. 6. Some positions are Per Diem; indicate your willingness to workPer Diem on the supplemental questionnaire.Per Diem Nurses are not Regular Positions within the County, and there should be no expectation of continued employment or guaranteed hours. Working as a Per Diem Nurse does not preclude you from applying and competing for Regular nursing positions within the County. (Refer tothe County of San Bernardino website for current open recruitments.)Per Diempositions participate in the County's PST Deferred Compensation Plan and do notearn any other benefits. 7. Additional License/Certifications: RN license, Management of Assaultive Behavior and BasicLife Support must be maintained throughout employment.For a list of certifications required by unit, click HERE .

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must possess all of the following:

Must possess and maintain Registered Nurse licensure with the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.

Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience as a licensed registered nurse.

Certification: Must possess and maintain Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Note:License number and expiration datemust be listed on the application to be eligible.Pending license or certificationswill not be accepted. If ineligible, candidates may not reapply for(3) months.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates possessing aBachelor's degree inNursing are desired.

Selection Process

There will be acompetitive evaluationof qualificationsbased on the information provided in your Application and the SupplementalQuestionnaire.The most highlyqualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview. Be sure to includein your applicationand supplemental questions your experience in meeting the minimumrequirements.

Application Procedure :Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a regular basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

The eligible list willremainactive for three (3) months.Candidates willbe certified toARMCdepartments based on preferences noted on the supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you requiretechnical assistance, please click HERE to review theGovernmentJobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-FreeApplicant Support line at (855) 524-5627.Please notethat Human Resources is notresponsiblefor any issues or delays caused by the computer or browser used to submit the application.

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