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Adult Psych Nurse

Company: CHI St. Vincent Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:


CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements.
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



Mental Health nursing offers a completely different experience than caring for patients with only physical health-related problems. It’s easy to forget that, in some cases, a patient’s decline in physical health can negatively impact their mental health as well, but that doesn’t mean their treatment is any less complex. Psych nursing offers skilled nurses the opportunity to care for vulnerable patients and themselves through self-reflection, and introspection. In essence, these nurses and patients find strength in each other.


Patients on this unit are dealing with difficult diagnoses. Our ideal nursing candidate will have the proven ability to exercise patience, flexibility, and careful listening when their efforts are often tested. This nurse will strive to calm patients when they become agitated, strengthen patients coping skills, and make it a build a therapeutic, meaningful relationship.


Evaluate and treat mental health needs of geriatric patients
Collaborate with healthcare team members and physicians to develop care plans
Support the personal care of geri-psych patient population
Educate and support patients, their caregivers, and families
Maintains confidentiality and dignity of patients
Proven ability to exercise patience and understanding in high stress situations


Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited nursing program
Active nursing license in the state of Arkansas or license with eNLC privilege
One (1) year of experience is a Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Keywords: CHI St. Vincent Health, Little Rock , Adult Psych Nurse, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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