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RN - Behavioral Health - PRN II

Martinsville, Virginia

Req ID 7455-12126 Post Date Apr. 30, 2024 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilitySovah Health - Martinsville

Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health

PRN Tier II (Minimum 1 shift/week, 2 weekend shifts/month based on staffing needs, 2 holidays/year (one major))

***Must have 18 months RN hospital experience to participate in PRN***

Position Summary: 

  • Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. 

  • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment. 

  • Performs initial physiological needs assessment on patients upon admission and performs shift psychosocial needs assessment during each shift. 

  • Documents patient care given. 

  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family. 

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. 

  • Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. 

  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. 

  • Prepares, administers, assesses and documents the effectiveness of medication administration. 

  • Evaluates patient response to all procedures and interventions carried out both on a physical and psychological basis. 

  • Assesses patient’s psychological response to hospitalization and diagnosis each shift. 

  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. 

Who We Are: 

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250 bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants. 

Where We Are: 

From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small town charm. We are home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.  

Why Choose Us: 

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees 

  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance 

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants 

  • Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training 

  • And much more… 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Registered Nurse from the Virginia Board of Nursing or compact State required  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.  

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. 

  • Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units. 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required 

EEOC Statement: 

SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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