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REGISTERED NURSE (WEEKENDS)

Universal Health Services


Location:
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
43625
Universal Health Services
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REGISTERED NURSE (WEEKENDS)

Job Code:  43625
Facility: Summit Ridge
Location: LAWRENCEVILLE, GA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

   SummitRidge Hospital specializes in the provision of mental health and chemical dependency services. Registered Nurses provide caring and professional inpatient, outpatient and support services to adults and adolescents suffering from psychiatric or addictive disorders. Additionally, the Geriatric unit provides acute care for seniors in psychiatric crisis.

    Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced RN with recent  behavioral health experience.  Prescribes, delegates and coordinates the nursing care provided.  Must be flexible and cross-trained to float to various units/shifts (including weekends and holidays) as business needs exist.  Supervises and directs the nursing care provided by other nursing staff in a positive and courteous manner.  Communicates effectively to other staff to promote efficient continuity of care.

 
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

- Currently licensed as an RN with the Georgia Board of Nursing

- Prior experience with inpatient psychiatry or acute care hospital setting

- Charge Nurse experience with Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients preferred

Position Tasks:

1.  Delivers nursing care and medications to the acutely ill patient through the nursing process of assessment planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. 

2.  Identifies signs and symptoms, which include potential physiologic problems.
3.  Assists Mental Health Techs and LPN’s in identifying strategies to deal with behavioral responses to illnesses.
4.  Verbalizes patient care expected outcomes and care strategies to coworkers in charge of shift report.
5.  Demonstrates skill in planning care for patients with complex safety needs; assists Mental Health Techs and LPN’s in translating standards of care into an effective plan of care of the patient. 
6.  Provides guidance to Mental Health Techs and LPN’s in implementing an effective patient teaching/discharge planning, adapts teaching skills and plans to individual situations.
 

 

 

 

 

 


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