RN in Williamsburg, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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Job Description

The Registered Nurse assists in the planning, organization and implementation of the work of professional and non-professional personnel.  Assists the physician as required and coordinates and cooperates with other departments as required to provide for total patient care.  The Registered Nurse is also responsible for patient and staff education.

  1. Organizes, plans and directs work assignments for nursing personnel for assigned shift.
  2. Confers with other departments on an as needed basis to coordinate patient care.
  3. Assists in the identification of medical, emotional and environmental needs of the patient. Assesses and evaluates all medical and psychiatric problems, initiates initial interventions and reports to physician.
  4. Obtains a complete initial assessment including medical, psychiatric and/or chemical dependency history.
  5. Thoroughly follows physician orders, administering medications and treatments and schedules outside consultations.
  6. Assists in the formulation of treatment plans including assessments, writing of care plans, updates of care plans, discharge planning, meetings and communications regarding patient care to therapy staff.
  7. Provides health teaching to staff and patients including Infection Control Education.