Registered Nurse

  • Sector: MRS Nursing
  • Contact: Marie Nellas
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: New Paris, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 20 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH439597_1713464862
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Length of Assignment: 5-6 months / may extend further
Hours per Week: 40hr
Shift: Day/ Evening / Night
Weekend rotation : Every Other

Experience required:
Must have Psych nurse experience

Required Documents:
Requires current licensure as RN in state of Ohio
Covid card
Drivers License

Position Summary / Duties:
At the direction of the Psychiatric/DD Nurse Director, assumes primary nursing responsibility for assigned residents (e.g., nursing treatment planning, verification & review of physician order, chart audits, self-medication plans, human sexuality programs, medical administration, infection control, physical assessments & health care related scenario programs) as appropriate to assigned duties on assigned duty shift; participates in related meetings as required by Supervisor; responsible to communicate medical information to parents/guardians, when appropriate. Fills in for psychiatric meetings as necessary & works with physicians on a rotating basis (e.g., setting up charts, verifying orders written from physician consults). Responsible for processing physician orders (e.g., labs, x-rays, medical appointments), enters physician's orders into computerized records & communicates change of resident status to appropriate interdisciplinary team members. Schedule follow-up care of residents with residents with physicians as needed & communicates medical appointments to appropriate personnel. Assess & reviews preventative health screening forms & ensures quarterly physical exams are completed on residents. Assists in feeding, grooming & self-care. Evaluates client and staff injuries & administers & records first aid as necessary. Responds to medical emergencies (e.g., first aid, CPR, psychotropic emergencies, etc.) & assists in decision making in supervisor's absence.

Monitor health care charts on living areas to ensure proper follow-up & continuity of health care. Serves as member of the interdisciplinary team, including in collaboration with the client's physician pursuant to client health conditions. Submits reports to supervisor (e.g., IPP input, chart audits, psychotropic medication reviews, self-medication inputs & physical assessments). Develops, implements & evaluates client self-medication programs. Provides health teaching & direction to family, staff & clients as directed.

Assists in orienting training of new staff. Conducts & participates in In-Service trainings sessions. Provides clinical oversight to Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Performs other related duties as assigned (e.g., Provides input on Unusual Incident Reports (UIRs), completes nursing department shift reports of client health conditions to ensure continuity of care, ensures proper maintenance & security of the drug cupboard as appropriate).