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Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Company: North Tampa Behavioral Health
Location: Wesley Chapel
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Registered NurseJob Description

Overview

Conway Behavioral Health is seeking a Registered Nurse for our team to ensure high-quality, compassionate care is provided to our patients.

Is your "why" to help those in need? That's what our RN team does every day. We are a dedicated team of nurses that work hard to support each other and our patients. We would love to add an incredible addition like you who values quality outcomes and care.

Day and Night shift positions available. Ask about our sign on bonus!

Responsibilities

REGISTERED NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Provide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.
* Develop and implement nursing care plans.
* Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
* Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
* Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
* Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.
* Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.
* Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.
* Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
* Accurately administer medications per ordered note.
* Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
* Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.
* Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.
* Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
* Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.

EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

* Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
* Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Tennessee or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirements
* One year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plus
* CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
* First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.

Job Requirements

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Keywords: North Tampa Behavioral Health, Brandon , Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Wesley Chapel, Florida

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