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Pediatric Behavioral Health Registered Nurse I (Crittenton Children's Center), Full time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Pediatric Behavioral Health Registered Nurse I (Crittenton Children's Center)

  • 10918 Elm Ave, South Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64134
  • Full time

Job Description​

Crittenton Children's Center is the Kansas City area's premier provider of psychiatric care for children, adolescents and their families. This location is Magnet designated and uses evidence-based therapies to help children learn to regulate their emotions, build communication skills, and develop lifelong strategies for resilience and strength. For more than 150 years we've cared for the emotional health of Kansas City's children and families. Today, Crittenton offers one of the area's most comprehensive behavioral health care programs.

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity where you can improve the lives of children?

We are currently hiring for a full time night shift RN position.

As a Pediatric Behavioral Health Nurse you will have the opportunity to work with a  multidisciplinary team of therapists, physicians, and nurse practitioners where your voice is heard and your input directly impacts patient care. You will meet with the treatment team daily to discuss care plans, changes in treatments, discharges, admissions and more. You will provide patient education to the patients and their families

This position will give you the opportunity to:

  • Work with team oriented physicians and therapists that are dedicated to patient care and knowledge sharing

  • Work on a collaborative team where you can make a direct impact and provide guidance in care planning

  • Variety in your day-to-day work

  • Work with kids and adolescence with a variety of conditions and treatment plans

We are looking for nurses with a passion for helping kids. We will provide you a customized on boarding experience based on your skills and experience. Our orientation includes education around caring for and building relationships with this patient population. This is something that is very important to us and our patients.

Hours are:

  • FT nights = 3 nights/week (12 hour shifts)

Responsibilities:

  • Functions independently and accountable for utilizing the nursing process.

  • Coordinates the care for a group of patients with the Multidisciplinary Team.

  • Delegates tasks appropriately.

  • Identifies hospital resources.

  • Serves as a clinical resource for new employees.

  • Demonstrates positive formal or informal leadership within unit or department.

This is a very collaborative team that helps each other and shares knowledge with one another. They are dedicated to our patients. We are seeking a nurse who is flexible, adaptable, collaborative, works well under pressure, and is a team player.

Saint Luke’s has a strong nurse governance and we encourage all of our nurses to participate and help us make Saint Luke’s The Best Place To Get Care, The Best Place To Give Care. Our leaders support and encourage their nurses to take their careers to the next level and participate in various projects and initiatives that directly impact patient care and the organization. 

Required:

  • Associates degree; bachelors preferred

  • 1 - 2 years of related experience, preferably in mental health

  • Current MO RN license

  • Must be team orientated

Since 1896, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Crittenton Children's Center has served as the region's premier psychiatric care provider for children, adolescents, and their families.

The Crittenton difference:

  • Provides more actively practicing, board-certified psychiatrists than any other similar facility in the region.

  • Uses multiple evidence-based therapy interventions to ensure the best outcomes for patients.

  • Trauma Smart program is a highly-successful, early-childhood trauma intervention program designed to help heal children 3-5 years of age.

  • Licensed as a psychiatric hospital by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

  • Licensed as a Child Placing Agency and Residential Child Care Agency by the Missouri Department of Social Services-Children's Division.

  • Mentorship program provides role models to give emotional support and help teens develop the life and social skills they need to thrive as adults.

Benefits:

Health, Vision and Dental

Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans

Flex Savings Accounts

Health Savings Accounts

Various  other Voluntary Benefits Available

Retirement Options

Career Growth Potential

Tuition and Continuing Education Assistance

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse - Various

Associate Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full time

Night (United States of America)

"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.

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