RN II-Behavioral Health- Outpatient Procedures- Electro Shock Therapy

Sibley Memorial Hospital - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)4.0

Requisition #: 164432
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time Nursing (36 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: May 14, 2018
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RNII is a registered nurse in the PACE(Professional Advancement/Clinical Excellence) program hired with at least one-year current experience in an acute-care setting or who has advanced to an RNII from an RN I level. Leads a team of multi-skilled patient care providers in the delivery of outcome oriented, safe, therapeutic and cost effective care. Identifies patient needs based on professional knowledge and medical plan of care. Establishes individualized outcome measures for each patient’s care. Delegates interventions based on critical thinking skills and a knowledge of the competencies of each team member. Coordinates care to maximize desirable outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cost effective utilization of available personnel and resources. Serves as a representative of the hospital and as a clinical role model in all interactions with patients, family, visitors, physicians, and other staff members.

Department specific:
Provide post-anesthesia care for patients having psychiatric special procedures (ECT)
Provide care to TMS patients
Provide Code Blue and Rapid Response assistance on 7W/7E (TMS)
Maintain safe and secure environment during patient care
Post anesthesia Nursing: minimum 1 year (full-time) providing phase I & phase II recovery to patients undergoing anesthesia (MUST HAVE PHASE I experience)
Previous experience with behavioral health patients desired (not required)

Minimum Education and Experience:
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia.
Graduation from an accredited program for Registered Nurses.
Minimum of 12 contact hours per year through an accredited provider.
Minimum of one-year current experience in an acute care setting. ( at least 2 years preferred)
CPR Card

36 hr/wk

  • weekends not required at this time; that may change as program develops
  • this position typically will work M/W/F 12 hr day shifts
Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

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