RN - Behavioral Health - Inpatient (Days) Houston, TX (23180393)

Location: Texas
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: 22681 (23180393)
Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Contact: Megel Troupe    Call: 97390133622
Practice Type:   Hospital
Job Posted: 11/19/21

RN - Behavioral Health - Inpatient (Days) Houston, TX - 22681 (23180393)

Summary:
• Ref #: 22681
• Profession: Registered Nurse
• Specialty: Psychiatry
• Job Type: Full-time
• Location: Houston, TX
• Weekend: Possible
• Shift Type: Days

Requirements:
• TX RN License
• 1 year of experience in a behavioral healthcare setting
• RN ECT experience
• Texas license (Compact Allowed)
• CPR
• CPI

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for maintaining a therapeutic milieu that is safe and focused on delivering quality patient care. This includes leading the team that is on shift through appropriate assignments and thorough communication.
• Conducts admission and daily shift nursing assessments for all patients. Identifies and manages patient medical conditions and changes in patient condition. Assesses pain and Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques
• Provides education to patients and families.
• Conducts medication reconciliation as part of the medication management process. Administers medications utilizing safe medication practices and according to policy. Knowledgeable of medications, including psychotropic drugs, and their correct administration based on the age of the patient and their clinical condition.
• Follows Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) protocols.
• Establishes and maintains individualized treatment plans depending on patient needs.
• Works as an active member of the team and communicates with team members (physicians, therapists, administration, other departments, etc.) regarding patient care issues.
• Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
• Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. This includes competence in using electronic medical records and CPOE for all physician/Nurse Practitioner orders as well as wristband scanning prior to medication administration.
• Functions as a patient and family advocate, at all times.
• Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations