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RN Registered Nurse Behavioral Health PRN Days Ascension Providence DePaul

Ascension, A45

This is a Contract position in Waco, TX posted April 22, 2020.

We Are Hiring

Registered Nurse – Behavioral Health – Adult Psychiatry ICU Unit 001 – PRN, Day – DePaul Center – Waco,TX

Shift: 7a-7p; Must schedule a minimum of one 12 hour shift a pay period

Why Join Ascension Providence DePaul Center?


Ascension Providence DePaul Center is a psychiatric and substance abuse resource center for families who are coping with sudden and unexpected mental health situations.


Ascension Providence DePaul Center is licensed by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and is accredited by The Joint Commission. Ascension Providence DePaul Center is also certified as a provider by Medicare and Medicaid.


Ascension Providence DePaul Center offers both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs as well as numerous support groups and community education. Ascension Providence DePaul Center provides Senior Services, Adult Psychiatric Services and Chemical Dependency Services. Free assessments and information are available. Ascension Providence DePaul Center is your resource for mental health treatment.


Why Join Ascension?

Providence Health Center, part of Ascension, is located in West Waco and was founded in 1905 as Waco’s first hospital. The campus, which is part of Providence Healthcare Network, includes a 237 bed, acute-care hospital offering the best level of care in virtually every medical discipline. We are one of the largest employers in Waco with over 2,200 employees who are committed to providing compassionate and personalized care to those we serve.

At Providence Healthcare Network, we believe serving others gives meaning, purpose and joy to our lives. The Providence mission of compassion is perfected by our vision of excellence and we are consistently awarded for the level of care we provide.    

Some of the recent awards we are most proud of include:

  • Business of the Year by Mission Waco and Business of the Year by the African American Chamber of Commerce
  • Ranked 1st in Texas for Cardiac Surgery and among the top 5 percent in the nation.
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacements by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. We work together to achieve a highly collaborative nursing environment that leads to more positive outcomes for you and your patients. We are committed to working together to create change. As you embark on the first step of your nursing career, we’d like to invite you to take it with us.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Providence Healthcare Network-TX, you will have the opportunity to provide direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.


  • Performs initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Develops a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan.
  • Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.
  • Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.
  • Evaluates patient’s response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed. Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.
  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement:
    • Service to the poor – Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.
    • Reverence – Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
    • Integrity – Inspiring trust through personal leadership.
    • Wisdom – Integrating excellence and stewardship. 
    • Creativity – Courageous Innovation.
    • Dedication – Affirming hope and joy in our ministry. 

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing (GN) obtained prior to start date or job transfer date is required-OR-Temporary or Current Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice in the state of Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date-OR current home state license for multi-state license recognition through the Nurse Licensure Compact is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.


  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • 1 – 2 YRs RN Experience Preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

A mission of compassion.
A vision of excellence

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.