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Ascension Via Christi RN Registered Nurse-Senior Behavioral Health in Wichita, Kansas

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RN- Registered Nurse - Senior Behavioral Health

Full time, 36 hrs, Night shift, 3- 12 hr shifts/week, 7P-7A, rotating weekends

Ascension Via Christi - St Joseph

Sign On Bonus:

Less than 2 years of experience- $6,000

2 years or more experience - $15,000

The Senior Behavioral Health unit is a 25-bed unit. Nurses in SBH pride themselves on their compassionate, holistic care to the geriatric population. Their dedication is evident through their often years-long tenure. You will work alongside nurses who will welcome your questions and support you throughout your shift. You will be led by a manager that has created a culture that is inviting and fair.

Now more than ever, our Ascension care teams are all united by a common goal: to provide compassionate, personalized care for all - especially now, when our communities need us most. And as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues and the ongoing impact remains uncertain, we invite heroes like you, to join us as we continue to provide care for our patients and communities without interruption.

Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. We work together to achieve a highly collaborative nursing environment that leads to more positive outcomes for you and your patients. We are committed to working together to create change.

Our benefits and culture are two aspects of Via Christi that we feel set us apart. We offer tuition reimbursement that is available to both part-time and full-time associates in any position. Other reasons to join the Via Christi team include:

+ More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.

+ Opportunity for You to Impact Your Local Community: In the 2019 fiscal year, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. In the last several years, Ascension Via Christi has provided $77 million in community benefit.

+ A Passionate Team: Ascension associates are leaders who follow their heart. We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a team we are committed to our mission of serving the poor and vulnerable.

What You Will Do

Provide direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.

+ Perform initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Develop a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan.

+ Participate in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.

+ Implement nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conduct and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.

+ Evaluate patient's response to interventions and revise nursing plan of care as needed. Collaborate with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing required.


+ Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

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