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RN Behavioral Health

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Linville, NC
  • Expired: August 27, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
We are actively recruiting RNs for the opening of the new Appalachian Regional Behavioral Health Hospital located in beautiful Linville, NC. Day and night shift positions available.

Contact us to learn more about our hiring incentive for full-time RN positions.

Position Summary

The registered nurse (RN) provides direct and indirect patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical, and restorative needs of each patient. The registered nurse’s decisions and actions with patients and families are determined in an ethical manner practicing compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and unique attributes of each person.

Effectively communicates with patients/families, visitors, colleagues, physicians, leadership, and volunteers. All areas of nursing practice and care delivery are provided to achieve and maintain top decile results and outcomes for patient experience, quality, and patient safety. The RN follows and adheres to ARHS policies and procedures, regulatory requirements, and standards of behavior.

The RN practices within the nurse practice act and their license. The RN demonstrates the ARHS Mission, Vision, and Values in action, and approaches work in a way that reflects a bias for action, efficiency, and personal accountability. The RN demonstrates professional conduct, effective communication, and effective delegation of tasks. Effectively and professionally manages working relationships with coworkers, physicians, and all ARHS team members in a way that promotes a healthy work environment. Responds quickly and accurately to emergencies in the work environment and/or to changes in patient condition. Performs registered nursing duties under general supervision. Always assists coworkers, patients, families, and visitors regardless of the patient assignment, so long as the assistance is in-line with their scope of practice and license.

Position Qualifications
  • Minimum Education
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
  • Experience
    • Previous experience as a psychiatric registered nurse, is not required but is preferred
    • Previous health care experience in an acute or clinic setting is preferred
  • Required Registration/License/Certification
    • Current licensure as an RN in North Carolina
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association is required at the time of hir
    • Crisis prevention (CPI) must be obtained within one year of hire
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public, patients, family, staff, and physician and acts within the chain of command, utilizing positive verbal and non-verbal skills
    • Competent in delivering safe and effective patient care within legal limits of license and certifications and hospital policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of the continuum of nursing care provided in the patient care department
    • Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service to patients, family, staff, and physician
  • Employee Choice Health Plans - 3 plans tailored to fit your life.
  • Dental & Vision Plan Options.
  • Retirement - ARHS offers both pre-tax and post-tax ROTH contribution with a robust employer match.
  • Parental Leave - Eligible employees can take two weeks of paid parental leave anytime during the first six months following the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Employee Wellness Program.
About ARHS

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is a family of two hospitals and multi-specialty physician practices. ARHS is the leader for healthcare in the High Country, providing high quality, compassionate healthcare for the mountain region of northwest North Carolina and northeast Tennessee. At ARHS, we believe in Making Life Better. Each interaction provides us with an opportunity to have a positive impact. Click here to see how our team takes pride in Making Life Better for those we serve.

About Cannon Memorial Hospital
  • Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed acute care hospital with a 10-bed inpatient behavioral health unit.
  • Conveniently located in Linville, the center point of Avery County, Cannon is fully accredited by the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
  • Cannon Memorial Hospital was designated as a Critical Access Hospital in December 2005 to ensure long term operational and financial viability and to better extend services to the local community.
Employment Type: Full Time

Years Experience: 1 - 3 years

Bonus/Commission: No

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System


Linville, NC
28646 USA



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