RN (Behavioral nurse position) Monday - Friday 2nd shift in Magee, MS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Magee, MS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/31/2018

Job Description

  1. Demonstrate teamwork through seeking, accepting, and presenting new ideas with vision, foresight and

               patient sensitivity.

  1. Perform job within productivity guidelines of job description while being cost effective, conserving

               resources, timely completing and following through on tasks according to established procedures and directions.

  • Assess situations and respond appropriately through prioritization and organization of tasks in order to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Demonstrate competence by giving appropriate rationale for actions taken.
  • Demonstrate competence in correctly giving prescribed medication.
  • Report pertinent information and/or changes in patient condition to physician, DON, and/or on-call nurse as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings and reviews as assigned.
  • Demonstrate clinical knowledge of psychiatric nursing and maintain the highest quality of comprehensive patient care.
  • Utilize the nursing process which includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Demonstrate professional skills and perform the tasks needed to maintain a therapeutic milieu and optimum patient care.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is consistent with leadership.
  • Document nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to patients' progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner (i.e., I/A reports, EPS, AIMS, worker's compensation reports, restraint/seclusion, etc.)
  • Transcribe physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Complete medication discrepancy form and notify doctor when they occur.
  • Complete shift report sheet daily and report staffing problems to DON.
  • Follows all safety policies and adhere to all worker's compensation program guidelines.
  • Complete admission nursing assessments, quarterly nursing assessments and annual nursing assessments as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Complete individualized nursing care plans as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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