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Psych travel RN needed in Forest Park, Illinois

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Forest Park
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,412 weekly

Shifts: 8 Hours

Administers medications and medical treatment error-free in accordance with departmental procedures and physician orders.
Monitors and reviews patient charts for required documentation.
Ensures physician orders are carried out in a timely manner and prior to shift change.
Checks for lab work ordered, drawn and results noted and filed according to policy. Notifies physicians of critical values.
Completes all documentation related to medication administration and management.
Provides nursing interventions and nursing education groups in accordance with the program and schedule.
Leads age-appropriate social skills training and recreational activities.
Identifies treatment problems and develops treatment plans with individualized goals, objectives and interventions.
Communicates with persons with cognitive, social and/or physical limitations.
Conducts shift report, makes staff assignments, and assures that both milieu schedule and behavioral interventions are implemented in accordance with physician orders, therapist recommendations, unit program, and the treatment plan.
Ensures that patient safety is maintained by reinforcing compliance with rounds, groups and therapeutic interventions.
Directs unit staff to ensure programming remains on schedule and that patients are treated with dignity and respect.
Completes nursing documentation relevant to patient behavior, medication administration, treatment planning, and treatment interventions.
Ensures that correct interventions and nursing procedures are in compliance.
Completes documentation compliance with protocol and takes appropriate action to regain compliance.
Recommends changes to Nursing Practice when such changes may provide an enhancement to patient outcomes.
Ensures the emergency box is reviewed, notifies pharmacy and locks the box if the seal is broken. Ensures the seal on the box is intact daily.
Completes all documentation related to codes with accuracy and timeliness
Ensures documentation of site of injection, wound care, dietary and other medical risks noted in assessment, history and physical.
Ensures documentation of medication patient management including medication education, obtaining of patient signature/approval, correct transcription of MARS, investigation of errors, and counseling of staff.
Conducts admissions, transfers, and discharges.
Under the direction of the Nursing Coordinator and/or the ADON, provides clinical care as prescribed by the Department of Nursing, internal and external regulatory bodies, and standards of nursing practice.
Maintains adherence to internal hospital policies, procedures, external regulatory, governmental agencies, and the Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice.
Maintains compliance with all Hospital annual competencies as well as CPR, and designated protective intervention program.
Thoroughly understands the management of the patient milieu including age specific and cultural requirements and has knowledge of JCAHO, CMS, OSHA regulations and all other relevant state and federal regulatory standards.
Experience/Skills:

Minimum of two years of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing experience, preferably in a Hospital based behavioral care.
Psychiatric/Behavioral.

Requirements

Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Chicago , Psych travel RN needed in Forest Park, Illinois, Healthcare , Forest Park, Illinois

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