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Registered Nurse (RN) in Leesburg, VA (RN )

Company: Hire Velocity
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Leesburg, Virginia. Registered Nurse (RN) Opportunity - Psychiatric Hospital 7P-7A 87 bed psychiatric facility in VA that offers mental health services to adolescent patients.
SUMMARY: To provide nursing care, treatment, planning, directing, implementing, and evaluating of children, adolescent patients (age 7 to 17 years) as prescribed by the physician; to provide supervision, safety and crisis management for the patient population; to complete documentation of patient s medical and behavioral status; to adhere to the scheduled activities; role model positive, mature behavior; utilize evidence based practices minimize patient crisis and maximize patient outcomes and safety. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in the implementation of the treatment plan for each patient, by completing all required documentation.
  • Assists in providing safe delivery of care to meet the goals and objectives of each patient s plan of care.
  • Responds to crisis situations and aids in management of patient behaviors in accordance with the Behavioral Management Program.
  • Responds and guides intervention to patients experiencing behavioral or medical crisis in collaboration with the nursing administration and Physician.
  • Attends and participates in all scheduled unit meetings and trainings.
  • Serve as a role model for patients.
  • Approaches clients within the milieu from a trauma informed care perspective and maintains therapeutic boundaries.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Provides nursing care based on the nursing process.
  • Provides nursing care in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
  • Monitors, reports, and documents the patients behavior and physiological status.
  • Administers medications and implements treatments/procedures per Physician orders in and compliance with facility policies and procedures.
  • Reports accurately and concisely to oncoming shifts regarding conditions of patients.
  • Rotate shifts and programs as necessary.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Exhibit mental and emotional ability to understand and perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral) and good computer skills.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Basic clerical skills. Basic experience with office equipment (telephone, copy machine, and fax).
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variable in standardized situations.
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Posse patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to interact with patients with varying levels of cognitive functioning.
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with patients, personnel, and support agencies. QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a current Registered Nursing License in the state of Virginia. One year nursing experience and six month in mental health setting preferred.
    • BSN preferred
    • CPR and First Aid/AED certification, or able to complete certificate.
    • Current driver s licensure with a good driving record. Offers comprehensive benefits for the Registered Nurse (RN) position, such as:
      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
      • Generous Paid Time Off
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
      • Career development opportunities

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