Psych travel RN needed in Forest Park, Illinois
Company: Cynet Health
Location: Forest Park
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
Provides nursing interventions and nursing education groups in
accordance with the program and schedule.
Leads age-appropriate social skills training and recreational
Identifies treatment problems and develops treatment plans with
individualized goals, objectives and interventions.
Communicates with persons with cognitive, social and/or physical
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
Ensures that correct interventions and nursing procedures are in
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
Completes all documentation related to codes with accuracy and
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
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.
Minimum of two years of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
experience, preferably in a Hospital based behavioral care.
Required for Onboarding
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