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Charge Nurse Behavioral Health FT AfternoonsChicago, Illinois

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Job ID 387219 Date posted 06/22/2020

Description

What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our employees answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you? Our vision is to be the premier healthcare company in the world, which we will achieve through trusted, innovative, and compassionate partnerships. We have jobs available for approximately 38,000 employees in 45 states.

At Kindred Healthcare we provide care and support in the most appropriate care setting for those recovering from illness or injury. Whether a patient receives care in our hospitals or in one of our rehabilitation facilities, our purpose is to ensure they recover to the fullest extent possible.

As a Behavioral Health Charge Nurse / RN you will
  • Be accountable for the daily patient care operations of the assigned unit, working under the direction of the Behavioral Health Program Director, Chief Clinical Officer, House Supervisor or Nurse Manager on assigned shifts.
  • Responsible for daily patient care assignments, maintaining clinical standards of care, maintaining labor productivity and supervision of the patient care environment; supporting the treatment team.
  • Supports the activities of the Program Director and Nursing Leadership.
  • Maintains positive inter- and intra-departmental relationships.
  • Directs patient throughout activities in the assigned unit.



Qualifications

As a Behavioral Health Charge Nurse / RN you will have:

  • Graduate of accredited Registered Nurse / RN School of Nursing.

  • Current valid RN license in the state employed.

  • Valid CPR certification.
  • CPI Certification.
  • At least (1) one year of nursing experience preferred.

  • Evidence of continuing education or special preparation or experience in psychiatric nursing.

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Nursing excellence practiced here. Kindred is one of the largest, most successful providers of post-acute care in the country and our nurses are a big reason why. Here, you’ll engage our patients and their families by providing the skill, comfort and compassionate care needed for the best possible outcomes and reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join our dedicated staff and gain valuable experience as you learn, grow and thrive in a positive and empowering environment.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate therapists are proud to lead the way. As the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country, we’ve been managing rehab for more than 30 years. Whether you are a physical, occupational or speech-language therapist, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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