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Prime Healthcare Staff RN Per Diem 12 Hr - Variable Schedule - SJH Geropsych Acute in Leavenworth, Kansas

Our Senior Behavioral Health unit at Saint John Hospital is a 30-bed unit that provides personalized care for adults over 55 years of age experiencing acute symptoms associated with dementia and/or a mental health condition such as: bi-polar, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, etc. Our interdisciplinary approach includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.

Saint John Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health Center is located in Leavenworth, KS, just thirty minutes from downtown Kansas City.

Serving the needs of the Leavenworth community since 1864, Saint John Hospital continues in the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. These brave women answered the call of Bishop Miege to come to the Kansas territory in 1858 providing schools, orphanages, and care for the sick. Today, Prime Healthcare continues this legacy as Saint John Hospital and is home to innovative, patient-centered, health care, quality physicians, and compassionate staff.

Top Reasons to Work at St. John Hospital

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Provides faith-based care since 1864

  • Excellent, very affordable health benefits

  • A member of Prime Healthcare - one of the nations leading health systems and an award-winning health system operating in 46 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states.

Work Hours/Shift

Per Diem - Variable

Looking for an opportunity where you can truly make a difference in the lives of your patients and their families? Our Senior Behavioral Health Unit provides superior care to the geriatric population it serves, and if you are interested in being part of our team, we would love to speak with you!

Registered nurses (RNs) perform basic duties that include treating patients, educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and providing advice and emotional support to patients and/or family members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help to perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. RNs teach patients and their families how to manage their illness or injury, diet and exercise programs, and self-administration of medication and physical therapy. Other related duties.

Education and Work Experience

  • Current and valid State license as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current BLS

  • Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.

  • Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatientand outpatient behavioral health units.

  • Working knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health care.

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf



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Name: St. John's Hospital

ID: 2021-62503

Street: 3500 S 4th Street

Post End Date: 9/2/2021