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RN Psych

Company: Integrated Resources, Inc
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: RN PsychLocation: Newark, DEDuration: 3 Months -Job Description:Summary:

  • Client is a 138-bed mental health facility located in Newark, DE, providing easy access to a full complement of inpatient and partial behavioral health programs for children and adolescents, adults, and older adults. -Job Responsibilities:
    • Complies with patient care policies/procedures
    • Complies with time & attendance polices
    • Conducts ongoing & individualized nursing care duties as assigned & as dictated by the patient's condition in accordance with physician orders & facility protocols.
    • Administer medications, assess for confirmed med for PRN, documents need (rationale) & its effectiveness in the medical record.
    • Reports change in patient physical, mental status or episodes of seclusion or restraint to nurse manager or supervisor during each shift.
    • Ensures family & physician notification is completed & documented if a patient is transported to ER, Injured, Falls or is Placed in Seclusion or Restraints.
    • Collaborates with other team members in the development, implementation, & evaluation of an individualized plan of care.
    • Performs treatments & therapies as ordered by physician in an appropriate & timely fashion.
    • Initiates emergency measures according to age-appropriate CPR & client resuscitation protocols. Participates in emergency crisis interventions according to age-appropriate techniques.
    • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA).
    • Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity & age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, & dignity are preserved.
    • Maintains competency by participating in continuing education programs & meets state specific requirements.
    • Complies with accepted ethical conduct & professional STANDARDS of Nursing Practice as set forth by the American Nurses Association or equivalent national organization.
    • Participates in the Customer Service Program promoting respect & professional interaction with patients, families, & peers.
    • Assessing Vital signs & accu- checks prior to dispensing medications.
    • Provide education to patients on their prescribed medications, documenting this in the patient record. Consistently engages & interacts with our patients & their families by using the treatment principles of Trauma Responsive Care, as demonstrated by the following:
    • A basic recognition of the characteristic symptoms resulting from exposure to trauma,
    • Having an understanding of & sensitivity to the triggers of trauma & trauma re- enactment, incorporating relevant skill sets into daily interactions with patients & families, &
    • Participates in continuing education on Trauma Responsive Care & Recovery.
    • Complete nursing admission assessments & daily nursing assessments.
    • Assist patients in carrying out activities of daily living.
    • Participate in group activity with patients.
    • Ensures room searches are done for contraband Emotional or Mental Stress: Must be able to work with several distractions including light conversations. Must be able to deal with aggressive, hostile & irrational behaviors of patients.
    • Must be able to respond immediately in crises concerning patients &/or family members.
    • The worker may be subjected to environmental conditions that occur inside & outside via routine travel; much work, however, occurs inside under typical hospital conditions. -Required:
      • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
      • Current RN license to practice in the state of DE
      • BLS - AHA
      • Delaware Finger Printing -Shift:
        • 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM with Every Other Weekend required
        • 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM - Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

Keywords: Integrated Resources, Inc, Newark , RN Psych, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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