HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Psychiatric Nurse (RN) - SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE in Snellville, Georgia

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Eastside Medical Center– Snellville, GA

Registered Nurse (RN) – Behavioral Health

Eastside is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women’s services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.

Eastside Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – Behavioral Health .


  • Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care as evidence by documentation, observation and competencies. Includes, but not limited to (2) patient identifiers (arm band & picture), hand off communication.

  • Assessment completed within 4 hours of admission, each shift and as needed by patient condition.

  • Nursing Plan of Care is developed to meet individual patient needs according to nursing standards of care/practice within 24 hours of admissions.

  • Plan is updated with any change in patient condition and at least every 24 shift.

  • Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response in Meditech.

  • Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate.

  • Patient teaching is planned and implemented.

  • Delivers care with respect to the individual’s spiritual and cultural needs.

  • Changes in patient’s physiological, behavioral and medical status are recognized, reported and documented as they occur.

  • Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician.

  • Hand Off Communication occurs at shift change, between departments, upon transfer and discharge.

  • Provides patient education and documentation of understanding regarding tests, procedures, equipment and medications.

  • Manages pain through assessment (with appropriate pain scale) intervention, re-assessment within one hour of intervention.

  • Orders are implemented as ordered.

  • Physical and psychosocial needs are met for assigned group of patients.

  • Patient care is prioritized and delegated based on patient needs.

  • Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Is aware of hospital ethics policy and utilized as appropriate.

  • Maintains responsibility for patients assigned to LPN or Nurse Technician staff, directs activities of the LPN or Nurse Technician staff within their scope of practice.

  • Delivers care in a safe and effective manner.

  • Delivers medication according to policy; to include eMAR scanning where available and Medication Reconciliation.

  • Follow policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes.

  • Participates in process improvement activity standards.

  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA.

  • Observe patients closely to prevent falls. In the event of a fall, immediately assess and reassess within 2 hours.

  • Keeps supplies at par level, ordering when necessary.




  • Current Georgia RN license

  • Previous Psych/Geriatric experience preferred

  • BLS - American Heart Association - required

  • Crisis Prevention within 60 days of hire or transfer

  • Good communication skills

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Psychiatric Nurse (RN) - SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE

Location: Georgia-Snellville-Eastside Medical Center - Snellville

Requisition ID: 08621-10434