STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The BHU Registered Nurse will provide safe and therapeutic management of patient care to adult and elderly behavioral health patients through utilization of the Nursing process, in adherence to the Standards of Practice and policies and procedures, and in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
This position supports the Mission of the Hospital through the provision of distinctive and compassionate care to our patients.
Current CA RN license and BLS for healthcare provider card upon hire. Current CPI certificate or within 30 days of entry to position. Minimum 1 year experience in acute psychiatric inpatient setting preferred. Knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess and interpret data, determine patient care requirements and deliver care relative to the patients’ age specific needs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of psychiatric nursing.
For acute inpatient services we provide Medical, Surgical, and Critical Care. We also provide clinic services at the Family Clinic, which is located across the street from the hospital. College Medical Center also provides Behavioral Health services for inpatients as well as a Partial Hospitalization Program. We are very proud that College Medical Center is now focused on serving the needs of the residents of Long Beach and surrounding communities.