Psych RNs needed in South Attleboro, MA - South Attleboro, Massachusetts - NurseRecruiter.com

Travel/Contract Nursing Job in
South Attleboro , Massachusetts, 02703

  • Employer: Comcentric Inc.
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Compensation: $50/hr

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• Utilize nursing process, diagnoses & interventions & accountable to the patient, family & peers for delivery of optimum psychiatric care maintaining a holistic approach, in order that the organization can fulfill its primary mission of providing quality health care within the community
• Reports to the RN Manager, CNE/DON or designee, & is under the direction of the RN Supervisor(s). Interacts with patients, patient's families & all internal departments
• Changing pace
• Much time spent sitting & walking
• May work in noisy & congested areas
• May be exposed to violent patients & bodily fluids Essential Physical/ Mental DEMANDS: Ability to withstand a varying pace in a labile clinical setting. Ability to prioritize workload. Ability to respond physically to psychiatric crises & to lift weak &/or disabled patients. Ethics Statement: Employee conducts himself/herself consistent with the ethical STANDARDS of the organization including, but not limited to hospital & UHS policy.

JOB EXPECTATIONS:
• RN PROCESS & PRACTICE: Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements & evaluates patient & family needs to ensure holistic care for assigned patients. Performs nursing tasks in accordance w/established STANDARDS of nursing practice in order to ensure quality of nursing care. Completes nursing assessment (in its entirety) w/in 8 hours of admission. Consistently initiates collaboration w/others after completion of own assessment. Formulates nursing care plan within 24 hours of admission. Reassesses patient needs & response to nursing interventions & revises nursing care plan on an ongoing basis via daily nursing notes & other nursing requirements. Consistently identifies patient & family educational needs, effectively communicating (via teaching methods) & evaluates the effectiveness of the interventions. Manages time effectively. Knowledge of medications, safely medicates patients & evaluates the effects of the medication. Maintains therapeutic RN/patient relations. Gives & receives feedback on patient response to treatment interventions to/from others. Responds to medical issues in treatment & develops nursing interventions as appropriate.

• NURSING COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively, both verbally & in writing. Maintains all required documentation. Verbalizes patient & unit concerns. Presents info logically & in order of occurrence of events. Delivers verbal report noting change in patient status & the unit milieu.

Job Requirements

Skills:
REQUIRED:
Current RN license to practice in the state of MA

AHA BLS

Handle with Care (HWC) - will train during orientation

Minimum of 1 year experience in a behavioral health/psychiatric healthcare facility

Minimum of 1 year experience as psych RN traveler

Ability to communicate clearly through spoken words & in writing

Must possess knowledge & skills necessary to interact compassionately & appropriately with families of the mentally ill

Ability to write legibly in patient charts

Education:
REQUIRED:
Diploma in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

Location

South Attleboro, Massachusetts , 02703

Employment Type

Travel/Contract

Compensation

$50/hr

Employer

Comcentric Inc.

Date Posted

Jun 7th, 2021

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