Registered Nurse (RN), Behavioral Health/Psych, Kirkland, WA
Registered Nurse (RN), Behavioral Health/Psych, Kirkland-DaysLocations: KIRKLAND, WA Categories: Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Join Fairfax Behavioral Health today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) in our Kirkland, Washington hospital.
The Charge Nurse (RN) /Staff Nurse (RN) is a registered professional nurse who prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care and practices. The Charge Nurse (RN) /Staff Nurse (RN) must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served. The Charge Nurse (RN) /Staff Nurse (RN) have supervisory responsibilities for LPN and Program Specialists (MHT/RCW).
Education: Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience as a registered nurse in a psychiatric health care facility preferred.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the State Board of Nursing. Currently licensed to drive with a valid driver's license.
Additional Requirements: CPR certification; successful completion of Show of Support, including appropriate use of Seclusion and Restraint, successful completion of skills lab, must pass a medication administration exam and successful completion of the Handle with Care and Verbal De-escalation programs within 90 days of employment.
Fairfax Behavioral Health - Kirkland:
The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. Fairfax compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.
The Hospital is conveniently located in Kirkland. The Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient support services to communities throughout Western Washington.
Kirkland is located just east of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.
The Kirkland Hospital is part of the Fairfax expanding network of facilities that support our continuum of care for Behavioral Health to the greater Seattle area.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits —
Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.
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The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.
Founded in the 1930’s, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.
Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.
Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center’s Pacific campus. As well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of EvergreenHealth Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.