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RN - Charge Behavioral Medicine Men

Job ID: 1597
Posting Date: Nov 21, 2022
Shift: Night
Work Environment: On Site
Job Family: Nursing - RN
FTE: 0.9 FT
Location: Pensacola, FL

Job Description

The Charge Nurse-Behavioral Medicine is a key player in the delivery of care consistent with the recovery model assuring that staff is providing person centered care evidenced by choice, respect, dignity, partnerships, self-management, and full inclusion. This position takes responsibility to set the stage in creating a culture that embraces all aspects of the recovery model and strategies to reduce seclusion and restraint. This position creates a collaborative, non-punitive environment, and works through problems by communicating expectations to staff. This position is is well versed in patients rights regarding care, privacy, safety, confidentiality of medical records, and the Baker Act. This position is a resource to staff and can clearly give direction and guidance. As a registered Nurse. this position explains illness, symptoms, courses of treatment and hope for the future and begins to teach the individual about the use and benefits of personal recovery plans and relapse. This position informs the individual of the benefits of active treatment, including medication, and the intended and unintended effects and ensures that the individual is educated about choices/resources available.


Assess and diagnose patient and family needs to provide quality care. Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic plan of care for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/significant other in order to address all identified needs. Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient. Evaluates the identified problems, care provided, and patient's responses are reassessed to meet patient and family needs and assure overall quality of care delivered. Assumes responsibility for daily personnel assignment/monitoring patient care and overall unit activities, in accordance with established standards. Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure quality care. Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development.Supports Professional Governance through engagement and support of the Unit Based Council and other nursing councils.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.


Minimum Education
  • Associates Degree Nursing Required or
  • Technical Diploma/Certificate Nursing Required
  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred

Minimum Work Experience
  • 1-3 years Clinical nursing experience Required

Licenses and Certifications
  • Registered Nurse Licensed State of Florida or eligible compact state license Upon Hire Required and
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association Upon Hire Required
  • Non-violent crisis intervention (CPI) within 90 Days Required

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge, and skills. (High proficiency)
  • Demonstrates leadership behaviors in a professional manner
  • demonstrate and role model the use of de-escalation and uses interpersonal skills to relax patients involved in potential conflict.

About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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