RN Crisis Stabilization Unit


West Des Moines, IA

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


Not Specified years

Posted 272 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

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We are looking forRN Crisis Stabilization Unit for our client in West Des Moines, IA

Job Title: RN Crisis Stabilization Unit

Job Location: West Des Moines, IA - 50266

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Job Description:

  • RequiredRN Crisis Stabilization Unit

General Description:

  • Utilizing the Nursing Process, coordinates and implements care of patients within an assigned unit of the hospital under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Patient Care Manager


  • Demonstrates competence in the skills, (critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical[i]) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below
  • Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility

Education, Training & Experience:

  • Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing
  • Previous acute care or behavioral health experiencerequired
  • BSN degreepreferred

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:

  • Ability to use the nursing process with patients throughout the age continuum
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention and care coordination
  • Ability to critically think, problem solve; plan, organize, and coordinate patient care activities
  • The ability to establish rapport quickly and to communicate effectively with consumers of healthcare, their family members and other providers orally, and in writing
  • The ability to function effectively as a member of an interprofessional team that includes behavioral health and primary care providers, consumers and family members
  • The ability to conduct a brief, evidenced based and developmentally appropriate screening and to conduct or arrange for more detailed assessments when indicated
  • The ability to create and implement integrated care plans, ensuring access to an array of linked services, and the exchange of information among consumers, family members, and providers
  • The ability to provide a range of brief, focused prevention, treatment and recovery services
  • The ability to provide services that are relevant to the culture of the consumer and their family
  • The ability to function effectively within the organizational and financial structures of the local system of healthcare
  • The ability to assess and continually improve the services delivered
  • The ability to use information technology to support and improve integrated healthcare

Licenses, Registrations and Certifications:

  • Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois
  • Must maintain current CPR Certification


  • Nights Full Time


  • Nursing
  • Special Care (SCU), Psychiatric Adult