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Registered Nurse - (243345)

Universal Health Services


Location:
LOWELL, MA
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
4152
Universal Health Services
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Registered Nurse - (243345)

Facility Name
Location
LOWELL, MA 01852 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Registered Nurse (RN), Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description
The Lowell Treatment Center is seeking a Registered Nurse. Facility Information: Lowell Treatment Center is a comprehensive behavioral health facility that provides a wide range of inpatient and partial hospitalization programs and services in a therapeutic setting. We are conveniently located on Varnum Avenue in Lowell. Our facility provides a safe, therapeutic environment foradolescents and adult patients and their families. The Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process, nursing diagnoses and nursing interventions and is accountable to the patient, family and peers for delivery of optimum psychiatric care, in order that the organization can fulfill its primary mission of providing quality health care within the community. NURSING PROCESS AND NURSING PRACTICE: Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patient and family needs to ensure holistic care for assigned patients. Performs nursing tasks in accordance with the established standards of nursing practice in order to ensure quality of nursing care. Completes nursing assessments. Consistently initiates collaboration with others. Formulates nursing care plan as required. Reassesses patient needs and patients response to nursing interventions and revises nursing care plan on an ongoing basis. Consistently identifies patient and family educational needs, develops effectiveinterventionmethods and evaluates the effectiveness of the interventions. Manages time effectively as evidenced by completing assignments in a timely manner, prioritizing tasks realistically and helping others with patient and unit needs. Knowledge of medications, safely medicates patients and evaluates the effects of the medication. Consistently maintains a therapeutic nurse/patient relationship. Gives and receives feedback on patient response to treatment interventions to and from para-professionals and others members of the treatment team. NURSING COMMUNICATION: Communicates appropriate information effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to ensure continuity of patient care. Maintains all required documentation in a complete, timely and accurate fashion as noted in department and unit standards including the following: initial assessments; problem identification and patient care needs; interventions identified to meet the patient's nursing care needs; patient's response to and the outcome of care provided; abilities of the patient and/or significant others to manage continuing care needs after discharge. Verbalizes patient and unit concerns in an accurate and concise manner. Presents information logically and in order of occurrence of events. Delivers verbal report noting change in patient status and the unit milieu. Communicates effectively with immediate supervisor and the multidisciplinary team. Utilizes appropriate channels of communication. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Participates in established educational program in order to improve competency. Attends all mandatory in-services. Attends educational programs keeping licensure current. Participates in the orientation of new staff members.
Job Requirements
Education: Diploma in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN)lic
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