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Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Various Shifts

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATLANTA, GA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
55660
Universal Health Services
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Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Various Shifts

Job Code:  55660
Facility: Peachford Behavioral Health System of Atlanta
Location: ATLANTA, GA US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Nursing
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

To deliver quality care to both psychiatric and chemically dependent adult, geriatric and child/adolescent patients.  Various shifts available. Some duties may include but are not limited to:
- Assessing patients through a systematic process of interacting with patient, the patient’s significant others, and the appropriate health care providers.

- Administering medications in a safe, accurate, and timely manner utilizing the “Five Rights” of medication administration.

- Collecting and analyzing data regarding the patient’s physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs.

- Determining patients’ alcohol or drug toxicity and identify signs of withdrawal.

- Developing a comprehensive outline of care and specific goals and interventions to be included in treatment planning.

- Monitoring patients following nursing unit policies and procedures.

- Communicating changes in patient’s condition or legal status with other unit personnel and attending physician.

- Serving as back-up charge nurse for unit or shift, providing supervision of routine task assignments of RN’s, LPN’s and MHA’s.

- Informing incoming shift of any changes or problems with patients to promote continuity of care.

- Participating in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit’s and the hospital’s safe operation.

- Reviewing patients records for accuracy and ensure that treatment plan and progress notes clearly reflect progress of patient and family.

- Complying with safety and security policies and procedures, including those regarding incidents and injuries.

 

 
Requirements

Applicant must hold a valid RN license from the state of Georgia. 

Preferred Requirements:

- No less than one year of nursing experience. 

- Experience in a hospital setting 

- Bilingual a plus

 


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