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Texas Health Resources RN/Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health in Arlington, Texas

Behavioral Health CSO- Registered Nurse (RN)

We've got a job to do and w e’re looking for a qualified Behavioral Health Registered Nurse like you to join our Texas Health family. Come join a dynamic team of individuals helping others achieve, excel and overcome.

We dont just take care of our patients, we take care of our team, too.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 3 Texas Health Entities throughout DFW

  • Work environment: Clinical

  • Work hours: 36hr/week, Rotating Shifts

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.


Associates Degree Graduate of an accredited nursing program (Completion of BSN within two years of earliest start date in a Texas Health RN role is required without a previously approved exemption). (required)

Bachelor’s Degree Nursing (preferred)

CLIAFE Must comply with CLIAFE regulations regarding foreign education equivalency Required (required).

3 Years of experience with one year in the last three years as a clinical nurse in Behavioral Health Required (required).

Experience with Intakes in an Inpatient Unit Preferred.

Must be able to travel to a minimum of three (3) Texas Health entities.

RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire (Required) And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire within 90 days (Required) And,

CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention training within 60 days of hire (required)

ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually every 6 Months (Required) Or

ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually every 12 Months (Required)

Position Responsibilities

As a Behavioral Health Registered Nurse with Texas Health Central Staffing Office, this position is responsible for providing as-needed, quality patient care to our customers throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Responds to others' priorities regarding safety, physical, psychological and social needs.

  • Regular assessment and maintenance of comfort

  • Using barcode medication verification (BMV) during medication administrations

  • Completing accurate documentation in the electronic health record

  • Completing assessments accurately and in a timely manner

  • Individualizing care plans specific to the needs of the patient

  • Demonstrating knowledge of patient rights and incorporating into daily practice

  • Providing information, using up to date literature, approved tools including EMMI and demonstrates knowledge of patient's unique learning approach.

  • Using frequent checks/surveillance including national patient safety goals (NPSG)

  • Completing accurate, timely and comprehensive hand offs

  • Maintaining privacy and confidentiality

  • Communicates and collaborates with all members of the health care team:

  • Identifies patient needs and coordinates care and resources to facilitate patient throughput/flow.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and helps co-workers when needed

  • Follows attendance commitments by being timely and reliable

  • Leads by example by giving priority to doing the right thing for patient care

  • Uses multiple available tools to stay informed of changes, updates and communications.

  • Reads and responds to email as requested

  • Reviews meeting minutes when unable to attend in person

  • Meets staff meeting attendance participation rates as per department standard

  • Demonstrates the ability to respectfully listen to others' opinions.

  • Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to promote safe individualized care.

  • Incorporates ethical principles from the ANA Code of Ethics

  • Adheres to the Nursing Practice Act

Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.