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Registered Nurse (RN) - Charge Nurse - Behavioral Health - Southside Medical Center

Petersburg, Virginia

At Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses mean the world to us.

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  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Charge Nurse - Behavioral Health - Southside Medical Center

Requisition R079976 Market Petersburg, Virginia Department Adult Mental Health - Southside RMC - Petersburg Shift Nights Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

Southside Medical Center is your community health care provider, a 300-bed facility located on a 50-acre campus with nearly 400 physicians representing more than 40 specialties. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home. Bon Secours – Southside Medical Center serves the communities of Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Fort Lee and Chester and the counties of Prince George, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry and Southern Chesterfield.

The Behavioral Health Unit is a 30 Bed unit (16 acute and 14 non acute) specializing in Dual Diagnosis patients. We have our own intake team that assess in the ER to determine if they get admitted or sent to the state. We have 12-hour shifts and self- scheduling.

Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

  • The Charge Nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse with responsibility and accountability for unit operational activities. Using the Nursing process and clinical knowledge, this role will coordinate nursing and inter-professional members of the Health Care team to develop and sustains an environment that promotes excellence in clinical practice and customer satisfaction, while striving for optimal efficiency and productivity of all resources. Adjusts the schedule and patient assignments to accommodate changes in acuity, patient population, resources & care design. Provides supervision of staff, clinical support, and assumes management responsibility for the unit in the absence of the nurse manager/CCL.

Employment Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school and  be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia
  • BSN or BS required - Or obtained within 2 years of start of job.
  • Must possess the knowledge of clinical, psychological, and pathophysiological theories related to nursing diagnosis and treatment, nursing policies & procedures, standards, systems & equipment as normally acquired through 18-24 months of experience.
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs. and perform all functions involved in CPR
  • Must have knowledge of/demonstrate management/leadership theories, teaching skills, and understanding of group dynamics.
  • Previous work experience in the charge nurse position or supervisory position preferred.


Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Nights

Department:

Adult Mental Health - Southside RMC - Petersburg

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Benefits

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 403b With
    Company Match

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

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