RN - Behavioral Health - Mental Health

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Pooja Khemnani
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Navassa, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 30 June 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH372850_1648846479
  • Contact Email: pkhemnani@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com
  • Consults, follows and documents with sufficient detail nursing care according to facility policy and procedures. When policies do not comprehensively cover the nursing/administrative practice, initiates supervision with nursings chain of command, medical staff and/or administrator-on-call if afterhours.
  • Effectively communicates with the medical staff, receives verbal/written orders and takes care to minimize abbreviation or other errors.
  • Conducts a comprehensive nursing assessment on all patients admitted within eight (8) hours. Corresponding documentation reflects the medical and emotional status, admitting orders and the initial care plan.
  • Identifies indicators for reassessment of the patients conditions, reaction/responsiveness and involvement of other disciplines.
  • Administers medications, observes compliance/safe administration, consults pharmacy when indicated and records effectiveness or reactions to psychotropic and other medications.
  • Safely and accurately performs vital signs, electrocardiograms, phlebotomy/labs and diabetic/glucose monitoring. Interprets results and takes appropriate nursing action.
  • Provides patient education and verifies understanding.
  • Arranges for additional consultations and test, and proactively coordinate transportation when needed.
  • Monitors the work of assigned licensed and non-licensed personnel. When indicated initiates a refresher or recertifies competency in nursing processes.


REQUIREMENTS

  • NC (or compact) RN license - REQUIRED
  • Need the last 4 of SSN at the point of submission so client can run a healthcare registry check
  • 2 years of behavioral health experience - Preferred
  • New Grads are welcome to apply


STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

  • North Carolina
Compact Allowed