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Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time

Company: Crestwyn Behavioral Health
Location: Memphis
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:$4/hr - $6.50/hr Shift Differential For Nights Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital is a licensed 80-bed leading psychiatric inpatient treatment hospital in the Memphis, TN, area. Crestwyn provides leading inpatient psychiatric programs for individuals experiencing crisis from substance abuse, mental health issues, or both. Our mental health center is at the forefront of effective evidence-based practices. Crestwyn offers a safe environment to help individuals regain control of their lives. Crestwyn Behavioral is searching for qualified Registered Nurses who will be responsible for providing and coordinating care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patients, developing and implementing nursing care plans, maintaining medical records and educating patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.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.Qualifications: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 the state of employment 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. AHRN

Keywords: Crestwyn Behavioral Health, Memphis , Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time, Healthcare , Memphis, Tennessee

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