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Registered Nurse – Psych, Full-time (01645-3480)

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Company: HCA Healthcare

Location: Tamarac, FL

Date Posted: September 4, 2014

Source: HCA Healthcare

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The Mental Health RN manages the nursing care of patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

* Performs initial and on-going physical and psychosocial assessment according to accepted standards of nursing practice.
* Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
* Carries out physician orders.
* Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
* 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.
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems ...

:
The Mental Health RN manages the nursing care of patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

* Performs initial and on-going physical and psychosocial assessment according to accepted standards of nursing practice.
* Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
* Carries out physician orders.
* Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
* 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.
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Instructs and educates patients and families.
* Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
* Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

* Current licensure as an RN
* Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
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ACLS certification by the American Heart Association required

* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
* Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment
* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Psych, Mental Health, Behavioral Health

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