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Registered Nurse/Behavioral Health
Ref No.: 20-03878
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: Lakewood, Washington
In Job Title please put: Behavioral Health Mids- Travel 5+ years 8 Needs Mid Shift – 10:30am – 11:00pm and 2:30pm – 11:00pm "*** is the largest psychiatric hospital on the west coast with over 800 beds. All nurses will work 3 12 hour shifts each week, and one 8 hour shift every other week. They will also have every other weekend off. This works out to have the nurses working 36 hours one week and 44 hours the next. Psychiatric Nurses with at least 2 years' acute psychiatric experience, with 5 years preferred CPI Preferred, not required. If they have applied for WA lic and submitted fingerprints they can apply for position! At this time the orientation dates are January 13, 27, February 3, 10, 24th. The contracts are 13 weeks, but we would consider longer. CPI is preferred” All of our Centers may have patients with a criminal past. Our CFS is forensics and has 12 wards. These are for patients with current charges. Once the patient has served their sentence they can be detained longer if a civil commitment for 90 or 180 days is filed. At that point, the forensic patient may be transferred to our civil side. Our civil side includes East Campus, South Hall, and Central. Please make sure your candidate are comfortable and aware of this. STAR Program – 10 of the most challenging patients in the hospital will be on C1. These patients will have a low staff/patient ratio. For nurses 3:1. C4 will be the step down unit for C1 and will have 20 patients. The goal is that patients will benefit the low staff/patient ratio and will be able to be discharged to the community from the step down unit. We need 7 day shift and 7 night shift positions.