REGISTERED NURSE GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

  • Middleburg Heights, OH
  • Southwest General Health Ctr
  • Geriatric Behavioral Health
  • FULL-TIME , Nights , 7:00pm - 7:30am
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 14307
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Southwest General Health Center is a 352-bed community hospital located in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. One of the last standing community hospitals in Northeast Ohio, we partner with University Hospitals and other local community organizations to provide a full range of services to all who need us. We are certified as a Level III Trauma Center and a Primary Stroke Center, and have been serving our community for over 100 years! 

Why work at SWGHC? In addition to the outstanding culture, we offer great benefits, no rotating shifts, free parking and are close to the turnpike and I71. Come join our team! #loveajobthatlovesyouback

 

REGISTERED NURSE GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Geriatric Behavioral Health is an 18 bed locked unit that cares for patients 55+ with behavioral health and dementia related conditions. Acuity varies, and the department welcomes new grads. No call, no rotating shifts.

HOURS:
Full-time, night shifts. 7:00PM-7:30AM with rotating weekends (every 3rd). 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
A professional caregiver who plans, provides, and directs patient care and teaching, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with patient care standards and physician orders. They act as a liaison between physicians, patient and family, and collaborates with other health care members. They assist in the orientation process of new personnel, and may participate in health center and department committees. The staff nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to age groups according to specific chronological age, developmental age, and/or psycho-social maturity.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and current licensure by Ohio State Board of Nursing.

Required length of experience:
New grads welcome to apply.   

Required licensure, certification, and/or registry:
Current license by the Ohio State Board of Nursing. 
Certification as a Mental Health Nurse is preferred.
CPR, BLS required.  

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