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Graduate Nurse (Graduate RN)

Company: Red River Hospital
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

*Description*Red River Hospital is the leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare in Wichita Falls, TX. Our treatment services and specialized programs address drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental illness.Red River Hospital has been a leader in behavioral healthcare for over 40 years, providing superior healthcare treatment to the people, communities, and military installations we serve. We are a private inpatient 96 bed acute psychiatric facility dedicated to the treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse services. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Red River Hospital provides mental health and substance abuse treatment to the following populations:* Dedicated military personnel* Adults* Seniors* Children and adolescents (ages 12 through 17)Be a part of our excellent staff, who is committed to the continuous improvement of behavioral healthcare by providing treatment opportunities that promote individual, family, and community wellness. As a team, we are dedicated to providing high quality, outstanding care and attending to the individual needs of each patient and their family in a caring and compassionate manner.Serving Northern Texas and Southern OklahomaOur location in Wichita Falls allows for convenient access to residents of nearby Texas cities like Burkburnett as well as South Oklahoma cities like Lawton. Call the number below to begin the process of healing.Mission, Vision & ValuesMission: To provide superior comprehensive behavioral healthcare and substance abuse services to the people, communities, and hospitals we serve.Vision: To be the behavioral healthcare provider and employer of choice.Values: Integrity, respect, excellence.*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ** Under the direction, supervision, consultation and collaboration of the charge nurse or their designee, the graduate nurse has temporary authorization to practice nursing, as stipulated by the Nurse Practice Act within the state of Texas.* Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice, as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.*EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: ** Recent graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing required.* Required to register for RN licensure exam, and proof must be submitted to supervisor or human resources.* One or more years' experience as a nursing assistant preferred.*LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: ** Temporary nursing permit issued to graduates of professional nursing program who have not yet taken state RN licensing exam (for the first time), providing temporary authorization to practice as a graduate nurse under the supervision of a current licensed registered nurse within the state where the facility provides services, and within the standards and scope of practice as defined by the state Nurse Practice Act.* CPR and SAMA certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).* First aid may be required based on state or facility.*ADDITIONAL NOTES: ** If an individual fails to pass the first exam, their job title will be changed and pay adjusted.*BENEFITS AS A GRADUATE NURSE: *Working for Red River Hospital affords you the chance to grow in your nursing career by working for the only inpatient, acute behavioral health hospital in the area. You will get the opportunity to learn and interact with those individuals with mental health issues, and be able to understand mental health, how it affects individuals, and the appropriate treatments. You get to be a part of a team whose values and mission are patient-centered as you work together to make a difference in patients' lives and be a part of the change. Mental health is a rewarding field as you get to experience the short-term effect of your impact in the patients' lives on their journey to become the best they can be.* Red River Hospital will aid in the expenses of NCLEX practice and test prep courses for a graduate nurse's first exam.* $5,000 Sign-On Bonus once NCLEX is passed and the graduate nurse becomes a licensed RN.* Internal Retention Bonus Eligible for FT position* Paid Time Off* Medical Insurance* Dental Insurance* Vision Insurance* Long-Term and Short-Term Disability* Company Paid Life Insurance* Supplemental Life Insurance* Employee Assistance Program* Employee Discount Program* 401(k) Retirement Plan with Partial Company Match* Paid Holidays (8 Total)*Education **Required*Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare or related field.*Experience**Preferred*1 year: Nursing assistantLicenses & CertificationsJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:* PsychiatryPhysical Setting:* Acute careSchedule:* 12 hour shiftSupplemental Pay:* Differential pay* Signing bonusWork Location: One location

Keywords: Red River Hospital, Wichita Falls , Graduate Nurse (Graduate RN), Healthcare , Wichita Falls, Texas

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