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RN: Behavioral Health

Columbia, MO


Hiring Company


Positions Available

Full Time

Position Description

Key Qualifications:

  • Licenses & Certifications: MO License
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors
  • Years of Experience: 1 year
  • Languages: English

About this Company:
At an academic health center, physicians from every field of medicine work together to offer comprehensive care. Our patients have access to the latest treatments and research. Our team approach takes into account all your needs, so that in good or poor health, you receive personalized attention.

As an academic health center, is home to groundbreaking research that has made us an international health care destination. From three new, FDA-approved cancer treatments to the first and only biological treatment for joint pain, physicians help patients, across Missouri and around the world, receive leading-edge care.

Top Reasons to Love this Job:

  1. Relocation Assistance: $5000 (relocating 50 miles or greater) 
  2. A retention reward – This is designed for RNs who do not have student loans to repay. Instead, those who agree to work full time in this specified high-volume areas for a period of receive the following payouts: $5000 after 6 months, $3000 after 12 months, $2000 after 24 months. 
  3. A registered nurse refresher course – RNs who have left clinical care and want to return can enroll in a nurse refresher course. After a skills and general knowledge evaluation, RNs will go to paid training, then be hired directly to work full time in one of the specified high-volume areas.

Job "Must Haves": 

  1. Possession of a current Missouri license to practice as a registered nurse or eligible to be licensed. 
  2. At least 1 year experience as a RN

About This Job: 

  1. Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, sets goals, and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning. 
  2. Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly. Utilize an appropriate tool for assessment and reassessment (0-10 numerical scale, FACES, or the FLACC.) 
  3. Demonstrates an understanding of medications with regards to action and side effects. Reports pertinent information to appropriate individual. Educates patients and significant others about their medications. 
  4. Participates in meetings, in-services, and quality and performance improvement groups. Full understanding of the attendance and punctuality guidelines, and adhere to the dress code. 
  5. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e. physicians, head nurse, charge nurse, and/or nursing supervisor) and records those observations accurately and concisely. Provides quality care to patients and work with multi-disciplinary team to ensure the highest patient satisfaction.

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