CAREERS AT HIGHLAND HOSPITAL

Highland Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact us for employment inquiries at:

    • hallie.eby@summitbhc.com – Disclaimer: This email is only utilized for HR purposes, and not for health inquires.
    • 304-926-1600
    • 300 56th Street, Charleston, WV 25304

Pediatric & Adult Psychiatric RNs ($7,500 signing bonus)

Full Time & PRN Positions Available Primarily for Evenings, Nights and Weekends

Works with a treatment team to assess and provide prescribed services for individuals with a psychiatric diagnosis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers medication and follows physician orders
  • Maintains accountability of administration, recording, control, and security of medications, including narcotics and assures completion of Adverse Drug Reaction forms as necessary.
  • Provides education to patients, families, and co-workers regarding medication usage, common side effects
  • Assures thorough, accurate documentation is completed for all patients on each shift
  • Communicates with families, guardians, advocates, and other outside agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed RN
  • Highland Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background checks.

Intake Counselor

Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, mental health or a related field or license preferred. A minimum of two years in a psychiatric or mental health setting desirable.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs assessments at Highland Hospital as well as outside the facilities (as required), depending on the needs of the patient or hospital, screens assessment admissions for clinical and medical appropriateness and communicates this information to a physician who makes the admissions and level of care decision.  Works closely with business office, nursing and clinical staff as well as external parties to ensure the timely admission of patients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Licensure: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, mental health or a related field.  Licensed by the State of West Virginia preferred. A minimum of two years in a psychiatric or mental health setting desirable.  Must have a valid West Virginia driver’s license.

SKILLS:

Working knowledge of the mental health field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

PRN Nursing House Supervisor

The Nurse Supervisor is responsible for the operation of the Hospital during times Administrative staff are not present or available. Reports directly to the Nursing Services Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides Hospital supervision during the absence of the Director of Patient Care Services, Nursing Services Director, Program Managers and other Administrative personnel.
  • Complies with all company safety policies and practices. Ensures patient safety at all times while following unit and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • Acts as the Hospital’s representative on duty for families and/or patients verbalizing concerns/problems relating to the Hospital stay or admission.
  • Performs rounds to all inpatient treatment units to provide monitoring, supervision, direction, and assistance as needed.
  • Assures staffing is accurate according to established guidelines and unit needs.
  • Assures pre-admission intake assessments are completed accurately and followed up per Hospital policy, provides referrals as needed or assists with admissions. Utilizes computer as needed including medical charting.
  • Acquires medications which are unavailable, as needed, per Hospital/pharmacy policies and procedures.
  • Completes all admission office paperwork correctly and in a timely manner. Communicates any difficulty to the appropriate admission staff.
  • Has knowledge of the legal responsibilities of a Registered Professional Nurse and the WV
  • Registered Nurse’s Code of Conduct; providing a positive role model for staff, patients, and other treatment team members. Must be aware and follow established nursing and hospital standards, policies and procedures.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Assures any suspect Adverse Drug Reaction, Infection Control or Incident Report forms are completed thoroughly and accurately, at the time of occurrence. Assures that the follow-up necessary is completed and documented per policy/procedure.
  • Assures Infection Control/Prevention, Pharmacy and all other Hospital Department policies and procedures are followed.
  • Monitors, evaluates and communicates any identified training needs of staff to the Nursing Services Director on an ongoing basis.
  • Assists with in-services/formal training as needed.
  • Identifies safety hazards and intervenes on an emergency basis, reporting such information to the Safety Manager and Nursing Services Director.
  • Acts as a resource person for the Hospital Staff regarding Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assists with documentation of personnel issues as needed.
  • Seeks assistance/support from the Director of Patient Care Services, Nursing Services Director, Program Managers, Administrator on-call as well as other Administrative staff as may be necessary.
  • Participates in staff development on an ongoing basis.
  • Continues self-development by attending in-services (internal and external), reading current articles and minutes from committee meetings, and by seeking opportunities to learn new skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Registered Nurse with BSN preferred.
  • Experience in dealing with sensitive personnel issues, working with and knowledge of psychiatric inpatient treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, chemically dependent and/or dually diagnosed patients, and previous charge/management experience.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Attending psychiatrist to provide patient assessment, general medical care and psychiatric treatment to patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops age appropriate history and physical (H&P) in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.
  • Documents pertinent data including assessment, interventions and evaluations.
  • Demonstrates clear concise communications about patient care to members of the health care team.
  • Collaborates with physicians and care givers on establishing realistic outcome goals as needed.
  • Implements appropriate health care interventions as needed, using appropriate guidelines of an Advance Practice Register Nurse prescriptive practice.
  • Prepares discharge summaries for physician(s) review.
  • Takes telephone calls from patients and provides information. May consult with physician(s) prior to providing information.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Demonstrates proficient technical skills and operational knowledge of equipment.
  • Participates in departmental continuing education programs and Quality Improvement (QI) programs as determined by supervisor.
  • Demonstrates practices to keep all medical record information protected and confidential.
  • Adopts a plan for ongoing professional development.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

  • Baccalaureate of Science of Nursing. Master of Science of Nursing with a Psychiatric Practitioner Specialty. Experience in adolescent and child inpatient psychiatric treatment preferred.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registration: Current West Virginia registered nurse licensure; family nurse practitioner certification, and prescriptive authority

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