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Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, located on Florida's Emerald Coast, seeks a Registered Nurse to join our Behavioral Health Team as an Intake Assessment Nurse! This role will work PRN/ Per Diem. 

The Intake Assessment RN in conjunction with the Program Director will coordinate the pre-admission assessment process and provide clinical assessments for potential patients. 

The Psychiatric Treatment Center (PTC) is a 48 bed inpatient facility within Fort Walton Beach medical Center that is dedicated to providing quality mental health care. The PTC is located on the first floor and is composed of two separate 24-bed acute care psychiatric units caring for adults 18 years and older who require inpatient psychiatric treatment. The PTC provides treatment for a variety of psychiatric conditions coexisting with medical problems. A comprehensive diagnostic evaluation is available as well as a treatment program tailored to the individual needs of each patient. Following a comprehensive evaluation, a plan of care is formulated for each patient based on his/her individual needs including medical, psychiatric, family, and psychosocial components. The objective of this acute treatment is to stabilize patients, improve their functioning, and successfully transition them to their next level of care

 

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center (FWBMC) is a 267-bed full-service hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is recognized as a Top General Hospital for excellence in quality care and patient safety. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and an Associate of the UAB Birmingham Health System Cancer Community Network. Its expanded emergency services include a dedicated Pediatric ER, 24/7 Destin ER, and a full-service 24/7 Fort Walton Beach ER that includes the only Level II Trauma Center in the Tri-County area.


 

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • RN Degree from an accredited school of Nursing required 
  • BSN preferred
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Current FL RN license required or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license is required within 90 days of hire
  • BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required upon hire
  • CPI-Training provided upon hire
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 
  • Psychiatric experience preferred
  • Acute care experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Basic computer skills

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Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Facility: Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Job ID: 01307-9094
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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