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BHU - RN (PRN)

companyNortheastern Nevada Regional Hospital
locationElko, NV 89801, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital – RN Behavioral Health Unit, NNRH   

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is a 75-bed facility located in Elko, Nevada.   We offer a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency medicine, heart care, maternity care, sleep medicine, surgical services, and soon we’ll be opening a behavioral health unit.   

We are recognized by the American College of Cardiology as an accredited Chest Pain Center.   We believe that health care should be effective, safer, and more available to all people.  We are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality, family-friendly care available.

Where We Are:

Elko is the largest city of Elko County, Nevada.  Located near the Lamoille Canyon and the Ruby Mountains, Elko is called the Swiss Alps of Nevada.  Here you’ll find year-round access to recreation and more than 20 alpine lakes.   The city’s economy is heavy with gold mining, ranching, tourism, and casinos.  The entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada is located approx. six hours away.  With us is where you want to be.

Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  •  And much more…

Position Summary: Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is opening a behavioral health unit in the early Fall, 2024.  We are looking for a per diem, or as-needed, RNs to join the team. 

Primary responsibilities include providing direct and individualized care to patients including:

  • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
  • Documents patient care given.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
  • Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High school Diploma preferred.
  • Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • License and Certifications:  Must have Current Nevada RN License. AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire, and Handle with Care required within 30 days of employment.
  • Experience:  A minimum of one (1) year working in similar setting preferred.

EEOC Statement:

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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