Behavioral Liaison RN
Company: Rush University Medical Center
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: June 20, 2022
**Department:** Nursing Administration
**Work Type:** Restricted Part Time (Total FTE less than 0.5)
**Shift:** **Shift 1**
**Work Schedule:** **12 Hr**
The Behavioral Liaison Nurse is a professional nurse who is
responsible for supporting the clinical care delivered by and
professional development of, nursing/allied staff where behavioral
care of patients is concerned. The Behavioral Liaison Nurse
contributes to orientation, annual competency training and
additional house wide initiatives that focus on behavioral
management of patients. The Behavioral Liaison Nurse promotes
evidence based practice and collaborates across the
multidisciplinary team. Identifies, troubleshoots and promotes
interventions for designated patients to ensure both patient and
staff safety. The Behavioral Liaison leads in development and
management of the hospital's Workplace Violence Prevention Program
addressing requirements outlined by The Joint Commission.
--- Collaborative with unit managers, interdisciplinary patient
care teams, along with the expanded team involved in providing care
to the patient, and other corporate services.
--- Conducts worksite analysis related to hospital's workplace
violence prevention program annually and as needed to review
workplace violence incidents as well as hospital
--- Collect, review and analyze data related to key components of
workplace violence prevention program and share through appropriate
--- Compile workplace violence reporting data quarterly for the
Nursing Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI).
--- Ensure education and staff training addresses requirements
outlined by The Joint Commission as it relates to workplace
violence prevention. Monitor and revise education as needed to
ensure it is current, evidence-based and relevant to the healthcare
environment at Rush Oak Park Hospital.
--- Chair Safe Campus Committee and engage other
members/stakeholders of the multidisciplinary team in review of
data, policies, relevant incident reporting, etc.
--- Collaborate with interdisciplinary care team in determining
safety plan for patients as applicable according to Code BART or
Code Grey activation.
**Required Job Qualifications:**
--- Earned Nursing Degree at the baccalaureate level or higher.
--- Current state of Illinois RN license
--- Maintain current BLS certification
--- ACLS for ICU, Tele, Endo, PACU, IR, ED
--- PALS for PACU, ED
--- 1-3 years of nursing experience, preferably inpatient,
Emergency Department or Behavioral Health
--- Analytical ability.
--- Communication skills are required in order to lead and
--- Ability to interact effectively with others in difficult
--- Demonstrates ability to interact with multidisciplinary teams,
communicate program needs, and work with peers to establish smooth
--- Ability to check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter
or retrieve data, images or reports.
**Preferred Job Qualifications:**
--- Clinical Nurse Leader certification or Psychiatric-Mental
Health Nursing certification preferred, but not required.
--- Work requires the ability to walk throughout the hospital and
to be standing/ walking most of the designated shift as well as to
sit comfortably to conduct work daily within the office and at
--- Lifting or carrying objects 35-40 lbs. and lifting and
positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs.
--- Working with the following age categories:
--- Pediatrics (8-18)
--- Young adults (19-45 years)
--- Middle Adults (45-60 years)
--- Older Adults (greater than 60 years)
--- Ability to operate computers, printers, copiers, fax and
various medical equipment
The above is intended to describe the general content of and
requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be
construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran
status, and other legally protected characteristics.
Rush Oak Park Hospital has provided exceptional health care in
Chicago's western suburbs for more than a century. As a partner
with Rush University Medical Center, we combine the convenience and
personal touch of a community hospital.
**Position** Behavioral Liaison RN
**Req ID** 1209
Keywords: Rush University Medical Center, Oak Park , Behavioral Liaison RN, Other , Oak Park, Illinois
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