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Registered Nurse / RN (All Shifts Available) (2214)

Psych | Danville, PA | Contract

Job Description
Registered Nurse / RN (All Shifts Available)
Work Location: Danville, PA

InGenesis seeks Registered Nurses to provide nursing care and treatment services to a patient population consisting of adult psychiatric patients. The hospital’s bed capacity is for 161 patients. If you meet the qualifications, please apply and a Recruiter will reach out to you and answer any questions you may have.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Interacts with patients utilizing therapeutic communication skills.
• Writes/prints legibly.
• Documents specific, accurate and complete information in the Medical Record.
• Documents in DAR format.
• Reports factual patient information.
• Provides accurate and legible written work/incident related statements as required.
• Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
• Reports problems accurately using the chain of command.
• Reports/documents patient incidents.
• Keeps conversations free from discriminatory, abusive or sexually harassing comments.
• Interacts with families.
• Complies with documentation policies and procedures for the completion of all hospital reports.
• Provides input and feedback for staff, committee, and improvement team meetings.
• Interacts with colleagues in a cooperative manner to develop effective working relationships.
• Prepares and submits thorough and accurate reports in a timely manner as required.
• Attends and participates in ongoing mandatory DPW, hospital and departmental training programs.
• Attends in-service training programs.
• Adheres to infection control / Universal Precautions policies and procedures.
• Responds to medical emergencies, announces medical emergency, takes appropriate actions for which specifically trained. These could include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, foreign body airway obstruction management, or other emergency treatment procedures. Following emergency, takes appropriate action according to DSH Policies and Procedures.
• Responds to disaster / emergencies, e.g., fires, earthquakes, floods, hazardous materials incidents, bomb threats, utility interruptions or transportation accidents; follows basic emergency procedures as contained in DSH Policies and Procedures.
• Utilizes crisis prevention techniques.
• Ensures the use of least restrictive measures and follows Hospital policies/procedures in the care of consumer(s) in restraint/special observation.
• Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications
• The Registered Nurse must possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
• BLS certification