STAFF RN - PSYCH ACUTE ADULT
Company: Prime Healthcare
Posted on: June 12, 2021
PSYCH ACUTE ADULT
12 HR, VARIED SHIFT
nurses (RNs) perform basic duties that include treating patients,
educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and
providing advice and emotional support to patients’ and/or family
members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis
intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs record
patients’ medical histories and symptoms, help to perform
diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery,
administer treatment and medications, and help with patient
follow-up and rehabilitation. RNs teach patients and their families
how to manage their illness or injury, diet and exercise programs,
and self-administration of medication and physical therapy. Other
Education and Work Experience
- Must have
current and valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State
- BLS upon hire
and maintain current.
knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.
knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral
health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatient and
outpatient behavioral health units.
knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health
Violence Prevention training within 90 days of hire.
- SEE AMENDMENT
FOR NEW GRADUATES
Employees must be in their current position
for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any
disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be
considered for a transfer.
We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative
Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to
veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special
accommodation for the application process, please contact Human
Resources. EEO is the Law:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
Keywords: Prime Healthcare, Reno , STAFF RN - PSYCH ACUTE ADULT, Other , Reno, Nevada
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