UNC Health Care
United States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill
3d ago


RN needed for Crisis Stabilization / Geropsychiatry / and Perinatal Unit

  • 4 Neurosciences is composed of three adult units which serve specific mental health populations. In all areas, nurses provide assistance with ADL's;
  • monitor emotional and physical symptoms; ensure patient safety through assessments of the patient and the environment; and report on the patient's behavioral progress.

    Additionally, nursing care includes assessing and monitoring patients for signs and symptoms of social withdrawal and need for emotional support during stressful events.

    Nurses are expected to facilitate recovery through interactive groups in the milieu.

    Geropsychiatry is a 10 bed unit serving geriatric patients admitted for management of acute mental health episodes.

    Crisis Stabilization is a 15 bed unit with nursing care provided to patients hospitalized for stabilization during acute mental health episodes.

    Perinatal Psychiatry is a 5 bed unit for patients admitted with perinatal and post-partum depression and psychosis. Consideration for orientation in this area requires one year of experience in Crisis Stabilization.

    This is a 36 hours per week, 12 hour rotating shifts, with a current need for night shift 7pm - 7 : 30am.


    Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing and one (1) year of nursing experience. Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.

    Current Healthcare Provider or BLS Provider Basic Life Support certification is required.

    Prefer CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) certification at time of hire or required to obtain within 60 days of hire.

    This position requires the ability to perform therapeutic holds, restrictive interventions, and the ability to perform CPR on adults / children.

    If hired after January 6, 2014, must be enrolled in an accredited program within four years of employment, obtain a Baccalaureate degree with a major in Nursing or a Master's degree with a major in Nursing within seven years of employment date.

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