Watertown Regional Medical Center is seeking an RN for the Senior Behavioral Health Unit. This is an attractive Weekend program with a generous Weekend Program Differential. Weekend rotation is Day shift,( F,S,S), 12 hr shifts, 11 out of 12 weekend, full time benefits.
The RN role is to provide individualized psychiatric nursing care in a professional, competent, efficient, safe, compassionate and caring manner. The RN assesses the patients’ needs, plans, implements, and evaluates the delivery of patient care. This position carries out these responsibilities independently with the guidance of accepted nursing and department practice as well as directed by medical staff. This position provides the knowledge and skills to meet physician, patient, staff, and/or WRMC needs and performs in accordance with WRMC standards and policies. The Registered Nurse directs the nursing care activities of paraprofessionals or other nursing team members and provides nursing leadership. The RN is responsible for assuring patient safety at all times and facilitates effective communication with patients, support personnel and member of the healthcare team. This position provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.