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Registered Nurse – Behavioral Health RN in Asheville, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 4/20/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Calling all compassionate and caring RNs!


Are you looking for a nursing role that offers flexibility and variety; where you can make a difference in a person’s life?

Then join RHA Behavioral Health!

RHA Behavioral Health Services is looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse to join our interdisciplinary healthcare team.  Successful candidates will focus on providing support, services, and healthcare treatments necessary to provide integrated crisis response, crisis stabilization interventions, and crisis prevention activities or services related to specialized populations that require intensive interventions. 

In this dynamic role, you will provide oversight and general nursing care and services to persons with behavioral health challenges in the community. Additionally, you may supervise a team of 1 to 3 staff, ensuring that they are providing a high level of patient care.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve then consider RHA Behavioral Health Services where we put people first!

Job Responsibilities

As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for utilizing your skills and expertise, current nursing assessment skills and knowledge of nursing principles to assess and monitor clients, participating in crisis prevention and responding to crises on a timely basis.

Additional responsibilities of the Registered Nurse include:

  • Following the supports and services as indicated in the recipients Crisis Plan, which is a component of all person centered plans
  • Participating as member of interdisciplinary team, attending Person Centered Plan (PCP) meetings, developing plans as requested
  • Complying with Controlled Substances policy and procedures in maintaining accurate inventories and controlled logs, following appropriate guidelines for investigation of discrepancies
  • Monitoring consumers and taking appropriate action for side effects and adverse reactions to medications
  • Assisting team members with assessing learning needs of the consumers and carries out teaching as indicated
  • Completing QA activities as requested and participating in the QA process
  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, making recommendations for hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, motivating, disciplining and promoting team performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Ensuring license of other nursing staff is in good standing as appropriate

Behavioral Health Registered Nurse – RN
( Social Services – Nursing)

Job Requirements

Our ideal Registered Nurse has excellent listening and communication skills, can pick up on nonverbal communication and is eager to work on nonstandard nursing assignments.

Additional requirements for the Registered Nurse include

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing, with a minimum of an Associates Degree in Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred.
  • Must meet the education, experience, licensure/certification requirements specified by the service definition of the service being provided
  • Prefer one year of nursing experience
  • Some college training and/or management experience helpful
  • Valid drivers license (this is a condition of employment) including personal vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Must maintain proficiency in company sponsored training and certifications and privileging if required.
Essential physical and sensory requirements include:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. 
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Must be able to demonstrated proficiency in CPR from floor level. Practicing CPR skills will require you to work on your hands and knees, bending, standing and lifting. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Benefits

RHA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible full-time employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected.


We understand your desire to continue to grow in the role; we are known for providing high quality services, excellent staff training and opportunities for advancement into supervisory and other roles within the organization.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes:

  • • Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
    • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance,
    Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions,  resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
    • Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
    • 401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
    • Paid Time Off – 
    • Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
    • Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
    • Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees. 
    • Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
    • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve

    Behavioral Health Registered Nurse – RN
(Social Services – Nursing)