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Registered Nurse (RN) - PRN

Company: Delta Specialty Hospital
Location: Memphis
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Come join our team as a Registered Nurse at Delta Specialty Hospital! Delta Specialty Hospital is a place of hope and healing for individuals and families whose lives have been disrupted by medical and behavioral health challenges.At Delta Specialty Hospital, we are proud to have served the Memphis community for 50 years. As a leading provider of behavioral healthcare, weve helped countless individuals learn to manage mental health symptoms while simultaneously caring for additional medical concerns in the most effective and progressive ways possible.Delta Specialty Hospital provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our nurses. Current benefits include:Competitive hourly rate with shift differentials availableWork in a brand new, state of the art facility outfitted with cutting edge technology and safety featuresShifts available - 12 hoursResponsibilities:REGISTERED NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide 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 REQUIREMENTSMust 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 requirementsOne year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plusCPR 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.AHRNby Jobble

Keywords: Delta Specialty Hospital, Memphis , Registered Nurse (RN) - PRN, Healthcare , Memphis, Tennessee

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