RN - PRN

Category: Health Care
Location: Oceans Behavioral Hospital DeRidder
Posted On: 06/01/2017

Responsibilities: Essential Function :

Exciting new career opportunity! Oceans Healthcare specializes in the development and management of behavioral health services. As a company, we are dedicated to offering a wide range of services and expertise to meet all the mental health needs of our patients, clients, and communities. We are committed to utilizing the latest treatments and technological findings to ensure our patients receive the best in quality psychiatric care in each of our hospitals. Position SummaryThe Registered Nurse, (RN):

  • 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.

Qualifications: Experience Desired

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Nursing. Current license to practice as an RN in Texas.
  • At least 1 year nursing experience.

Skill Requirements :

Commitment to caring for this special population with dignity for patients and their families; with keen awareness of the importance of treating the whole person; with focus on progressive behavioral therapies; and with respect for our employees, physicians, healthcare providers and the communities we serve. Psychiatric nursing experience preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • nursing: 1 year
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