For 35 years The BridgeWay has been connecting with communities throughout Arkansas and beyond. The BridgeWay offers a continuum of services designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives. Our team of professionals includes board-certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrists, licensed masters-level clinical therapists, nurses and mental health associates who are here to help people reconnect with their families, friends and employers so that they may lead productive lives. Tucked within the wooded hills of Central Arkansas, The BridgeWay is just moments away from the major highways that unite Arkansans throughout the state. Founded in 1983 and accredited by The Joint Commission, our quiet campus has retained much of the cozy charm and character that existed then. The BridgeWay is part of the UHS network which is on the list of Fortune 500 for Worlds Most Admired Companies. UHS benefits program offers a diverse range of healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits to help meet the needs of UHS employees and their families. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, insurance/income protection, retirement/savings plans and flexible spending accounts. UHS has been transforming healthcare for nearly 40 years.
The BridgeWay is currently seeking a dynamic nursing professional to join our team.
Position Purpose: The Registered Nurse is a proficient nursing leader and integral member of the multidisciplinary team who has developed expertise in an expanded RN role within a specific unit/shift setting. This position will be working our child/adolescent population. The RN is responsible for the routine functioning of the unit on his/her assigned shift. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. The RN is responsible for assisting with the achievement of patient outcomes in accordance with the missions of the hospital.
Total education, vocational training and experience : Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Working knowledge of psychiatric nursing modalities preferred. Documented experience working with children (ages 5-12), adolescents (ages 13-18), and/or adults (ages 18 plus) preferred.
Licenses or Certifications : Current nursing licensure in the state of Arkansas. Current CPR and CPI certifications, or must obtain within 2-weeks of hire (offered on-site).
SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
1. Effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of telephone etiquette is required.
2. Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other hospital employees.
3. Ability to provide direction, support, and supervision.
4. Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
5. Ability to adapt to changes in how information is processed.