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Registered Nurse, Weekends PT 7a-7p

at Centerstone

Posted: 11/29/2018
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1216
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Position Summary: Assesses needed nursing care and monitoring; provides direct nursing care services to clients/patients. Possesses leadership skills.  Able to perform Charge Nurse Duties. General knowledge base in Mental Health and Addictions nursing and Psychotropic medications.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an approved school or college of nursing; current Florida licensure as a registered professional nurse.  Minimum of one year experience as an RN in an acute care setting.

Preferred Qualification: Mental Health Nursing experience with Adults and Adolescents

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Possesses written and verbal skills for effective communication.  Performs basic EMR (Electronic Medical Record) computer skills. Detailed oriented with effective problem solving skills. Possesses leadership skills effectively leading a team. Knowledge base in Psychotropic Medications.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

  1. Performs Nursing Assessments and monitoring of Adults/Adolescents

  2. Obtains and enters orders into EMR from Attending/on-call physician

  3. Administers medications and treatments efficient and effectively as prescribed by a physician.

  4. Evaluates clients/patients nursing needs; develops and maintains Treatment Plan.

  5. Provides guidance to Behavioral Health Technicians in their administering to the nursing needs of clients/patients. 

  6. Coordinates client/patient staff assignments for patient care and documentation

  7. Effectively leads team in delivering patient care as unit Charge Nurse

  8. Actively participates in PI (Peer Review) and disseminates information to staff.

  9. Monitors seclusion and restraint for appropriate patient care and documentation.

    Work Environment/Physical Demands: Noise level is high in some patient care areas.  The position as described walks, sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours.  Is subject to frequent interruptions.  Is involved with clients, residents, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., in a behavioral health hospital and addictions setting. The employee will frequently be required to lift/pull/push/move up to 50 pounds.  Must utilize conversational speech for effective verbal communication.

    Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: Depends on Schedule


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