Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital Registered Nurse I - Behavioral Health - Career Ladder in Baltimore, Maryland
Registered Nurse I - Behavioral Health - Career Ladder
Experience is preferred
The Behavioral Health Unit is comprised of two 40-bed units, and boasts more than 100 staff members. Staff members in the BH are good communicators and are able to set boundaries, hold confidences, and establish and maintain trust. Patients in the BH Unit are admitted with medical and psych diagnoses. The length of their stay is 23 days, which provides an opportunity for clinical staff to analyze a patient's behavior and cultivate a relationship that may help a patient see him- or herself in a better way. During their stay, patients will receive help with medication management and rehabilitation services if needed. Staff members will also assist in engaging patients in group activities and one-on-one exercises. As a member of the patient care team, the RNI provides safe, age-appropriate patient care and functions as an advisor and resource for patients and their families. Requirement: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Less than 1 year of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification; Other requirements specific to specialty areas. Basic computer skills; Cerner; Medical terminology; Professional Development.
Prefer 2-3 years medical, dementia, behavioral health experience. 12 hour shifts and every 3rd weekend. Levindale Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.
Part of LifeBridge Health, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital has been carrying out its vision for nearly 125 years to provide quality health care and forward-looking programs for people who are elderly or disabled. It was the first facility in Maryland to implement the Eden Alternative program for elder care. Levindale is a smoke-free workplace. M/F/PV/IWD Employer
Behavioral Health Dept - L2000