Registered Nurse Behavioral Health-PT Days

Guthrie Entity

Robert Packer Hospital


Days, 7:00 am-3:00 pm;?24 hours weekly

Pay Grade


FLSA Status


Main Function

The registered nurse (RN) is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. The RN will function within the Robert Packer Hospital Nursing Professional Practice Model.? The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for the practice of the RN. The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal and formal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability and availability of resources. The RN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.


Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program.?? Nurses hired who have not earned a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, will be required to do so within five (5) years from their date of hire.

The RN must be currently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and must successfully complete a medication and IV exam, as outline by the hospital, during the orientation period.?? In addition, the RN must meet individual nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirement during employment.??? The RN must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.? Specialty certification, RN-BC Psych should be achieved as soon as the RN is eligible.? Completion of the Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Course completion is required within six (6) months of employment with annual renewal education required annually.


One year RN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) desired. Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. ?Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends. ?Will need to demonstrate the ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. ?Must demonstrate leadership skills, skills contributing towards a positive teamwork environment, effective communication skills, and excellent critical thinking skills.

How To Apply

If you have any questions regarding this position or our apply process, please call our candidate care team at 1-833-89-NURSE

Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers


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