RN in Pontotoc, MS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pontotoc, MS
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/27/2018

Job Description

Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care and notify doctor of results accurately and in a timely manner.

  1. Report pertinent information and/or changes in the patient’s condition to physician, and/or DON as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  2. Provide patient, staff, and family education as related to medication, illness, etc.
  3. Ensure nursing participation in team conferences, staffings, and reviews as assigned.
  4. Ensure medications are prepared and administered as ordered by the physician accurately and in a timely manner.
  5. Ensure medication administration is charted on the Medication Administration Record and nurse's notes, if applicable, accurately and in a timely manner.
  6. Ensure provided nursing care and appropriate records related to patients' progress and activities are documented accurately and in a timely manner (i.e., Incident/Accident reports, medical charts, worker's compensation reports, written training programs, daily/midnight census, diet updates, etc.)
  7. Ensure physician's orders are transcribed accurately and in a timely manner.
  8. Provide follow-up with monthly Pharmacy Report.
  9. Provide follow-up with monthly clinical records review.
  10. Implement infection control measures according to facility policy and procedures, accurately and in a timely manner.
  11. Provide support services to Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy consultant and offer feedback.
  12. Provide care and/or conduct patient/resident interactions in a manner appropriate for the age, culture, and population being served.
  13. Respond and complete one-hour assessment on the restraint seclusion packet.
  14. Follow all safety policies and adhere to all workers’ compensation program guidelines.
  15. Other duties as assigned within the scope of job-related responsibilities.

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