|Location||Morganton, North Carolina|
|Date Posted||May 10, 2017|
|Internal Job ID||17-00001|
RN - Registered Nurse - Psychiatric
Lucrative Travel Assignments
The Community - Morganton, NC
The City of Morganton is the county seat of Burke County and sits on the Catawba River in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Morganton and Burke County are blessed with scenic rural landscapes, abundant outdoor adventure opportunities, and people who love this community. The Blue Ridge Parkway, perhaps the most famous highway in America, winds its way through the northwestern part of the county, and Charlotte and Asheville are just over an hour’s drive away.
Broughton Hospital is one of three regional psychiatric hospitals with statutory responsibility for operating as a part of the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF) within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to provide help and support to North Carolinians suffering from mental illness and their families. Broughton Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited state psychiatric hospital that serves the western thirty-seven (37) counties of North Carolina, approximately 35% of the total population, as part of the state's system of care and treatment for persons with mental illness.
The RN assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing actions and assures coordination of care to assigned caseload. The RN acts as team leader when assigned with responsibility for daily operational routines and provides clinical care and consultation as necessary or assigned, including but not limited to: medication/treatment administration, care planning/implementation, collaboration with multidisciplinary team of physicians and other professionals/support staff to ensure the provision of care.
- Must have a valid, unrestricted North Carolina or Compact state license.
- Must have a minimum of one (1) year psychiatric RN experience.
- Must have current BLS/CPR and/or ACLS certification as required.
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