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Psych Registered Nurse | Inpatient | Ogdensburg | New York

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ogdensburg, ny, usa
Posted on Saturday, April 1, 2023

We are looking for Inpatient Psychiatric Registered Nurse (Psych RN) with Psychiatric/Mental Health experience for a facility in Ogdensburg, NY.

 

About the Role:

  • Provides efficient and well-coordinated direct patient care following the Hospital policies and procedures and standards of care as set forth by the state and federal regulations
  • Performs a thorough assessment of patient’s physical, psychosocial and/or emotional needs
  • Identifies and implements nursing interventions
  • Initiates patient’s discharge plan on admission
  • Monitors and reports patient’s symptoms, changes in status and diagnostic test results
  • Administers treatments and medication and serves as the patient’s resource on medication indication, dosage, frequency and side effects
  • Obtains consent for psychotropic medications and seasonal immunizations
  • Coordinates patient care with physicians and interdisciplinary team
  • Educate patients on discharge instructions
  • Coordinating follow up care and home care needs
  • Adheres to infection control protocols
  • Maintains accurate medical record through complete and factual documentation
  • Participates in the hospital-wide quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives
  • Prompt reporting of all types suspected and alleged abuse, adverse events, medication errors and all identified unsafe practices in the Hospital
  • Ensures patient safety and satisfaction

Work Schedule:

7:30p-8:00a, 3*12 hour shifts per week, 36 hours per week total

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in skilled nursing center or hospital preferred
  • Must have current New York state RN license and BLS
  • BSN preferred
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a psychiatric setting is preferred
  • Working knowledge of general and psycho-education group therapy, therapeutic relationships, and age specific growth and development is good to have

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