Behavioral Health Nurse III - Behavioral Specialist
12-Jan-2015, The Hospital - Nursing
Provides and supervises delivery of clinical and psychiatric/behavioral nursing care to adult and pediatric patients in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team. Effectively demonstrates patient centered and goal directed nursing care. Applies evidence-based practice in support of quantitative patient outcomes. Engages in nursing research and staff education. Demonstrates professional demeanor and strong team participation. Occasionally acts in the Team Leader role. Leads the behavioral management monitoring and required interventions for all PWS inpatients. Adheres to the mission of the organization and the Prader-Willi Syndrome Program.
Responsible To: Unit Manager, Director of Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer
Workers Supervised: None
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN and MSN preferred.
Licensure: Current Pennsylvania registered nurse license in good standing required.
Certification: Certification in psychiatric nursing preferred or acquired within six months of employment.
Clearances: Act 73 FBI * Act 34 Criminal Clearance * Act 33 Child Clearance **Clearances must be obtained within 30 days of hire in order to continue active employment.
**Clearances must be obtained within 30 days of hire in order to continue active employment.
Training and Experience: Minimum of three years psychiatric and/or behavioral health management experience in a behavioral health setting and two years additional medical/surgical experience. Supervisory experience preferred. Pediatric behavioral health experience preferred.
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The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
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