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The Registered Nurse delivers quality general and psychiatric nursing care to adult patients typically (18 and up) with psychiatric or emotional disorders, addictive disease disorders or related substance or chemical dependency problems, or those duly diagnosed with psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders, to adolescents (typically age 12 to 17) and children (ages 4 to 11) with psychiatric or emotional disorders and to geriatric patients (typically age 65 and up) with psychiatric or emotional disorders; Serves actively and constructively as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, supporting the organizations and adult, adolescent and child program philosophy of care; to ensure the safety and well-being of each patient.The Registered Nurse Completes nursing assessment thoroughly and in a timely manner within facility guidelines. Assessment includes all required screenings and components.
Brentwood Hospital is a 200-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment.Brentwood Hospital
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred.Education:
Experience: One-year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred.Experience:
Licensure/Certification: Licensure and registration by theLouisiana StateBoard of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.Licensure/Certification:
Knowledge: Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training.Knowledge: