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Company: KidsPeace Childrens Hospital
Location: Orefield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference? Each day we give you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the children and teenagers we treat in our inpatient hospital operations and different residential programs.
KidsPeace will offer a Sign On Bonus to all Full Time RN's within the Hospital and Residential Programs. The bonus parameters are:
The first $1500 to be paid in the first payroll following thirty (30) days of employment and the second $1500 to be paid upon completion of six (6) consecutive months of employment.
KidsPeace is a private non-profit charity located on a countryside setting of more than 260 acres in Orefield, PA - just 22 minutes away from downtown Allentown. For 134 years, KidsPeace has provided mental and behavioral health care services to children and teenagers, provided by a dedicated staff committed to making a difference by improving lives and helping young people prepare for adulthood. We are currently hiring a select group of people to help further our mission of providing hope, help and healing to children, families and communities in need. We will provide you all the training and support to help you succeed and be part of our caring team.
Join us, and make a difference at KidsPeace.
The Registered (RN) Staff Nurse provides holistic healthcare and education to clients in order to promote physical and mental health and well being. The RN Staff Nurse works in collaboration with other clinical and non-clinical staff to provide appropriate clinical interventions and treatment. Full-time, Part-time and Flex/Per Diem nursing positions are currently available. Late night and primarily 2nd shift hours. Previous Pediatric Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing experience helpful. Graduates Welcome.
Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Minimum of one year mental health, pediatric, adolescent or physical health nursing experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to function as a member of a team required. Excellent problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution skills required. Must have the ability to express or exchange information by means of spoken word. Must have the ability to read, understand, speak and write in English. Bilingual skills helpful. The candidate must possess a valid Driver's License. CPR certification or immediate certification training required. Must be able to be trained and certified to observe current KidsPeace approved restraint methodology and have the ability to participate in and/or observe all aspects of restraint procedures on youth who may weigh in excess of 250 pounds and are verbally or physically threatening or otherwise presenting a threat to themselves or others. Must be able to work OT if necessary.
KidsPeace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity. KidsPeace offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including generous paid time off.
Mental health
psychiatric nursing
behavioral health

Keywords: KidsPeace Childrens Hospital, Allentown , REGISTERED NURSE - (RN), Healthcare , Orefield, Pennsylvania

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