About the Unit:
The Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) unit is a specialized,
secure unit within the emergency department performing assessments,
stabilization and dispositions to patients in acute mental health
crisis. Patients of all ages are assessed by highly skilled RNs in
collaboration with Mental Health Consultants to determine treatment
needs. Patients can be admitted for inpatient treatment of referred
to an outpatient provider. The PES sees approximately 450 patients
$10,000 Sign on bonus!
$3,000 payouts in 6, 12 and 18 months
Must maintain FTE of 0.6 or higher in a Bonus eligible unit and
$1,000 in first check.
Why Reading Hospital? Magnet designated
Presented three posters and spoke at the 2019 American
Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference
Healthgrades: America's 100 Best Hospitals Award (2017-2019)
Five-Star Ranking, 2019 one of only 11 hospitals in the state to
US News & World Report: 6th best hospital in PA
Comprehensive benefits to include earned time off, enhanced
tuition assistance, retirement savings with employer match and so
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents
Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.
Performs various patient tests and administers medications
within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care
goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions,
medications, and self-care skills.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
Performs a variety of tasks.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Current Pennsylvania RN licensure
Current BLS Certification
Previous RN experience, preferred
7:00 pm - 7:30 am, every third weekend and holiday rotation