Staff RN - Behavioral Unit - Full Time - Nights Job Opening

Staff RN - Behavioral Unit - Full Time - Nights

Fairfield Medical Center

Lancaster, Ohio
$25.38 - $40.61 an hour

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Pay Grade: 11

Reports to: Supervisor/Assistant Manager/Manager

Department/Job Code: 1550/1557

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

OSHA Exposure Level:

Job Summary

The registered nurse assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and supervises individual patient care using the nursing process. Accepts responsibility for direction of co-workers and delegation of role appropriate tasks in the implementation of care. Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance to the established FMC policies, procedures and guidelines.

Job Qualifications

Education: Associate degree in nursing. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Valid license to practice in the State of Ohio. CPR required.

Experience: Previous Registered Nursing experience preferred.

Job-related Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Problem-solve and facilitate resolution to issues; demonstrates ability to handle multiple priorities; Make independent decisions. Critical thinking skills.

Organizational Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Mission and Service Values
  • Empathy – Demonstrates a willingness to understand others’ perspectives, without labeling or judging; treats others with compassion and is personally engaged in providing patient and family-centered care.
  • Integrity—Takes responsibility for own words and actions; has passion and courage to do the right thing; delivers on promises and commitments; is honest and achieves excellence in all things through ethical and legal behavior.
  • Stewardship—Uses FMC resources wisely; respects the time and resources of patients, family and peers; shows pride in FMC and gives back to the Center and community with time, talent and /or money.
  • Agility—Demonstrates courage to take initiative to find creative solutions; anticipates concerns and responds promptly; minimizes bureaucracy and explores opportunity for growth.
  • Teamwork—Works collaboratively, not in silos; treats others with courtesy and respect; assumes good intent and welcomes differing viewpoints; creates a spirit of belonging and fellowship within FMC; embraces the FMC culture.
  • Commitment and Engagement
  • Quality—Demonstrates commitment to improve individual performance and contributes to team accomplishments and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Safety—Creates and maintains a safe and clean work environment and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate individuals.
  • Service—Recognizes and anticipates the needs of customers and strives to surpass customer expectations; utilizes AIDET, TeamSTEPPS and other tools to avoid and/or resolve concerns with the best possible outcome.
  • Sustainability—Demonstrates timely, accurate and cost-conscious use of resources in the daily work.*
  • Personal Engagement
  • Organization Commitment—Complies with FMC policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines; reports compliance or ethical concerns to appropriate personnel; does not gossip but works to create a positive work experience with others.
  • Personal Commitment—Demonstrates ownership of the job; willing to step up and help others; works across departmental lines; is fully present at work—physically and emotionally; maximizes own talents and that of others.
  • Personal Growth—Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning; completes all mandatory education and participates in learning events/opportunities/experiences to enhance on-the-job performance.*

Essential Job Functions

Job Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care of each patient according to the nursing process.
  • Provides quality care based on assessment needs and established plan of care/pathway.
  • Provides education for the patient and family/significant other from admission through discharge process.
  • Provides thorough, concise, accurate and legible documentation of the nursing process/pathway.
  • Notifies physician of pertinent observations and changes in the status of the patient.
  • Administers medications and performs treatments in an accurate safe manner.
  • Implements physician orders as written.
  • Assures equipment and supplies are readily available for patient care, reporting malfunctions to proper department.

Physical Capacity Demand

Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work. Position may require frequent patient handling activity.

Job Considerations

Psychological/Mental – Position requires ability to regulate emotions and exercise self-control in the workplace. Must be able to manage urgent situations calmly. Ability to communicate empathically with patients and demonstrate genuine care and concern for their welfare. Display confidence with being assertive in interpersonal situations. Supervise and direct the work of NAs in a professional manner. May experience stress related to time management challenges and working with individuals who may be in pain, confused, and/or agitated.

Physiological- Potential Exposures: Electrical equipment

Cognitive - Position requires intact cognitive function in the areas of attention, memory, perception, and thought. Ability to prioritize work tasks when multiple issues need attention. Keen observation and accurate reporting skills. Strong organization, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills needed.

Environmental-no special considerations

Protective Equipment- no special considerations

Origination Date: ____________ Created by: _____________________

Review/Revision Date: Reviewed/Revised by: _____________



I have read and understand that the qualifications, responsibilities and essential functions listed above are required of this position, which I am capable of performing.

Accepted by: _______________________________________________ Date: _____________________

Employee Signature

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.38 to $40.61 /hour


  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Registered Nurse: 2 years (Required)
  • nursing: 1 year (Required)


  • BLS, ACLS (Preferred)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)


  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance


  • Inpatient

Speciality :

  • Psychiatric

Completed license needed:

  • Upon starting work

Shift Type:

  • Night Shift


  • No

Shift Length:

  • 12 hours

Relocation Assistance Provided:

  • Yes