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Psychiatric Nurse

Nursing | San Diego, CA | Full Time

Job Description

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE(S)

San Diego, CA

 

An established and successful Texas based Workforce Solutions Company is accepting applications for (3) full time Psychiatric Nurses to provide services in the beautiful city of San Diego, California. The position provides an opportunity to enhance and/or gain valuable work experience while servicing our military men, women and their families.  COME JOIN OUR TEAM and enjoy all that San Diego and California offer.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct nursing care to individuals housed in a government facility
  • Assigns staff to patient care duties based on patient condition and expertise of staff
  •  Monitors and oversees staff performance
  • Obtains patient history and assesses physical, psycho-social and spiritual needs
  • Develops nursing plan of care and participates in the plan of care with multi-disciplinary team members
  • Assesses and identifies high risk symptoms/behaviors in patients to include suicidal risk, homicidal risk, and verbal and physical acting out 
  • Assesses patient learning needs, and develops a plan of care based on identified needs
  • Coordinates arrangements with custody for emergency patient transfers to local community hospitals
  • Safely administers and monitors patient’s response to medications and treatments.
  • Perform all other duties assigned, listed in the Statement of Work (SOW), and that is required by law

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The incumbent will be a graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State accrediting agency; BSN or higher degree preferred
  • Must be licensed by the State of California
  • Maintain current CPR/BLS certification-American Heart Association-Healthcare Provider
  • Psychiatric Nursing Certification-Preferred
  • Advance Practice Certification- Preferred