The Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center is a new program for the triage, intervention and stabilization of children and adolescents between the ages of 3 through 17, who are experiencing behavioral and psychiatric crisis. This continuum of care includes a crisis and transitional unit that provides brief treatment and/or stabilization in an age appropriate, family centered, trauma informed environment.
The Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center (PCCRC) is currently seeking a Full time, Registered Nurse (RN).
The Registered Nurse participates in development and evaluation of nursing practices provided in the clinical setting and the overall function of the clinical area. This includes planning and provision of comprehensive nursing care to a PCCRC patients, and delivery of medical regimens prescribed for those patients by a licensed physician, and participation in the identification and resolution of nursing practice and PCCRC center problems.
The ideal candidate will:
* Minimum of an Associates in Nursing from an approved nursing program required. * Previous inpatient and/or emergency psychiatric services, specifically with children and adolescents. * Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Pennsylvania. * Current CPR certification.