Willow Springs Center is looking for compassionate, caring and
dedicated Psych Nurses.
Located in the heart of the Sierras, Reno, Nevada provides a
destination location where employees can live, work and play. The
location itself is a benefit; not to mention Nevada has no state
Working at Willow Springs Center means building a career that is
dynamic and satisfying; having the opportunity to work and learn
from some of Nevada's leading mental health professionals; and
being a part of something meaningful that changes the world, one
child at a time. Work at Willow Springs Center is a life path.
At Willow Springs Center, we seek high performing, compassionate
professionals dedicate to impacting the lives of youth ages 5 to 17
years of age. If you desire to make a difference through the work
that you do, Willow Springs Center is the place for you.
We offer competitive wages and benefits. We have a $4,000
sign-on bonus for RN's and a $2,500 sign-on bonus for LPN's.
Psychiatric Nurses provide professional nursing care to youth in
the residential treatment setting in accordance with the authorized
scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. In doing so,
they identify patient health care needs utilizing physical and
behavioral professional nursing assessment skills and make
comprehensive clinical observations and evaluations of health needs
including subtle abnormalities and
changes in condition.
Nurses at Willow Springs Center develop nursing care plans by
assessing patient's psychological and physical condition and create
plans for treatment, services and health education based on the
present and predicted needs of the patient. Our nurses participate
in multi-disciplinary treatment teams and collaborate with
professional and para-professional staff to ensure optimum care for
our special patients.
Nurses administer medications as prescribed by a physician or
designee and ensure correct time, dosage and appropriate route of
administration while monitoring patients for medication side
effects and/or allergic reaction. They observe patients to
determine if medication is effective for prescribed treatment and
appropriately documents findings. Our nurses do what is necessary
to maintain the safety, health and well-being of the children we
serve in the therapeutic environment and make crucial decisions to
restrain patients who are a threat to themselves or others and may
be hostile and combative.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited nursing program.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: At least one year in a health care setting. Prior
psychiatric experience preferred.
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critical to our success.
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