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Registered Nurse- Behavioral Health Empath Unit

Company: UK HealthCare
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

*Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatric Behavioral Health Nurse*Welcome to the *University of Kentucky HealthCare in Lexington, KY, *where we provide the most advanced, most effective care available. We are a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. UK Healthcare includes all UK hospitals and clinics and has over 80 specialized clinics, 140+ outreach programs, and a team of 9,000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and health care workers - all dedicated to patient health.In the role as an *RN Pediatric Behavioral Health Nurse, *you will assess, treat an acute adolescent unit comprised of ages 5 through 17 with a wide range of acute psychiatric illnesses including bipolar disorder, depressive disorders, mood disorders, ADHD and substance abuse.As the Behavioral Health Adolescent / Pediatric Registered Nurse, you will provide medical and therapeutic care to ages 5-17 for a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses in a safe, non-threatening environment. As a member of this unit, you will serve as part of the behavioral health treatment team responsible for comprehensive and appropriate care based on growth and development for the individual patient.*Qualifications and Requirements for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatric Behavioral Health Nurse:** Active KY RN license, Temporary Work Permit, Provisional license or Compact State License in good standing.* ADN (BSN within 5 years of hire)* BLS valid for 6 months after employment*Why The University of Kentucky Healthcare?*The University of Kentucky Healthcare ranks No. 1 in Kentucky for the 7_th_ straight year and adult specialties rank in the top 10% of all hospitals evaluated (U.S. News & World Report, 2023-2023). Across UK Healthcare you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. At University of Kentucky Healthcare, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!The University of Kentucky Healthcare is in the heart of downtown Lexington, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for all who choose to live here. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because:* Their affordable cost of living* Healthy lifestyle* Excellent school systems* Exceptionally high quality of lifeEOEJob Type: Full-timePay: $23.25 - $39.10 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insurancePhysical setting:* Acute care* Hospital* Inpatient* Level I trauma center* Teaching hospitalStandard shift:* Night shiftWeekly schedule:* 3x12* Rotating weekendsApplication Question(s):* Please provide us with your email address and phone number.Education:* Associate (Required)Experience:* Adolescent psychiatric community: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* BLS Certification (Preferred)* RN (Required)Work Location: In person

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