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Psych travel RN needed in Saint Johns, Michigan

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Saint Johns
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,255 weekly

Shifts: 12 Hour Night (7P -7A)

No. Opening: 5
The RN provides nursing care to patients on each clinical unit as assigned, utilizing the nursing process. Patient population serviced includes both adolescents & adults.

Core Competencies:
Actively supports, promotes & works to fulfill the Mission, Vision & Values of Cedar Creek Hospital.
Demonstrates commitment to the Service Excellence program.
Meets all competency & education requirements annually per department Standards, which will include age specific-growth & development competencies.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:
Utilizing the nursing process, the RN develops an initial nursing treatment plan for each admitted patient.
Competent in assessing, planning, & delivering care for patients with co-occurring disorders.
The nurse continually assesses & reassesses the patient's medical & psychiatric status & changing needs.
Participates with other team members in planning & implementing the patient's treatment plan.
Directs & participates with other personnel in maintaining a safe & therapeutic milieu.
Assists with discharge planning & works with patient's discharge.
Provides leadership to other personnel in crisis behavioral management.
Determines the need for the use of seclusion &/or restraint with patients, assesses the patient's physical & emotional status & determines the cessation of their use, when appropriate.
Provides medication administration, medication teaching activities, assessment of medication side effects & medication efficacy, & assists physicians in obtaining informed consent.
Maintains own professionalism & adheres to the determined Standards of care & performance.
Accurately transcribes physician orders according to nursing policy & procedure.
Adheres to the Infection Control policies & procedures of the hospital & follows standard precautions at all times.
Assesses & reassesses patient's pain & provides nursing care as needed.
Attend Monthly Nursing Staff meetings or read minutes & sign form of acknowledgement.
Maintains & stays current with nursing Standards of care & nursing practices.
Demonstrates the ability to Handle incoming crisis calls, make referrals & complete assessments as necessary.
Demonstrates ability to maintain therapeutic relationships, which do not allow self-disclosure of personal/social information to patients & adheres to the Professional Boundary Policy.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Charge Nurse Functions & Responsibilities:
Provides overall leadership for all unit nursing staff, for the shift.
Triages admissions & coordinates discharges & admissions with Intake Department.
Is a resource to all departments of the hospital during the shift.
Provides leadership in emergencies & leads all codes for the hospital.
Oversees staffing for current shift & next shift.

Certification/Licenses:
Basic understanding of psychiatric nursing theory & practice with previous psychiatric clinical experience desired.
BLS Certification.
Current RN license to practice in the state of MI
Demonstrates clinical competency in providing general nursing care
Experience in a behavioral health/psychiatric healthcare facility minimum of 1 year Required
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Required
Handle with Care (HWC) will train during orientation Required
Travel experience minimum of 1 year.
Must be willing to work with adults and adolescents

Education:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

Requirements

Required for Onboarding

  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Lansing , Psych travel RN needed in Saint Johns, Michigan, Healthcare , Saint Johns, Michigan

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