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RN - Behavioral Health LCA Days - Behavioral Health

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

RN - Behavioral Health LCA DaysWho We Are

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

Why JPS?

We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:

1. Own it. Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.

2. Seek joy. Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.

3. Don't be a jerk. Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.

When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!

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Job Title:

RN - Behavioral Health LCA Days

Requisition Number:


Employment Type:

Full Time


Behavioral Health

Compensation Type:


Job Category:

Nursing / LVN

Hours Worked:



TSP- North

Shift Worked:


Job Description:

Description: The RN - Behavioral Health (BH) plans, directs, and provides quality psychiatric nursing care to patients who are hospitalized with psychiatric/ emotional disorders. The RN - BH must be able to facilitate delivery of high-quality, safe and effective nursing care; to assist in the operation of the nursing department according to the legal guidelines of mental health care in the State of Texas.

Typical Duties:

* Performs complete assessment of a psychiatric patient and other various duties and direct care with regard to age and developmental stage, presenting complaint, and pertinent history.
* Delivers nursing care to assigned group of psychiatric patients including education directed towards identified knowledge deficits, treatment planning, pain management and discharge planning utilizing the nursing process.
* Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury.
* Participates in the performance improvement process within the Network, Hospital, and department.
* Anticipates deteriorating life sign patterns or equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate action.
* Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.
* Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
* Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients' conditions.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:
* Associates or higher Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing.
* 6 plus months of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
* Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas required or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state. Must be maintained throughout employment.
* Certification in Non-Aggressive Crisis Management; must be obtained while in orientation and maintained throughout employment.
* Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment
* Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days.
Preferred Education and Experience:
* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.
* 2 plus years of experience in a Behavioral Health facility.

Location Address:

1000 St Louis Ave

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

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