Registered Nurse

Category: Nurse
Location: Oceans Behavioral Hospital Longview
Posted On: 05/15/2017


  • Assumes primary leadership accountability and responsibility for milieu management as well as directing patient care activities of other nursing staff;
  • Maintains standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with facility policy and procedures, other external governing and credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards, and psychiatric nursing standards;
  • Assesses the patient utilizing the nursing process to formulate an individualized plan of care for each patient, implements interventions, and evaluates outcomes consistent with policy and appropriate to the current client’s condition; which promote, maintain, and restore physical and mental health, and prevent illness;
  • Interprets age/disability specific information in response to client population served;
  • Provides for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with the policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice;
  • Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient’s symptoms, responses and progress;
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development, continuing education and maintaining licensure. 


  • Graduation from an accredited Nursing program with at least five (5) years of nursing experience and at least three (3) years of psychiatric nursing experience. 


  • Must be able to work in high stress and assess potential for patient escalation.
  • The RN must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to consistently achieve positive results with internal and external customers, be highly organized, have an understanding and sensitivity to serve culturally diverse and special needs population such as Chronically Mentally Ill, Geriatric, CD, as well as be versed in basic knowledge of normal physical and emotional development.
  • Exhibits critical thinking abilities and applies them for continuous improvement of patient care.
  • Demonstrates self-confidence and ability to think conceptually in leading and directing others.


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