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Registered Nurse-Psychiatric-Short Term (649835)

Nursing | Danville, PA | Contract

Job Description


About Us:

TulaRay partners with clients to create staffing solutions that meet unique organizational needs. Our services are designed to reduce administrative burdens, protect your brand, and improve assignment time-to-fill. We believe that mutually successful client relationships are built on lasting quality and exceptional customer service. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising commitment to high-quality emergency management & healthcare personnel, while ensuring that our clients are taken care of with personalized attention. TulaRay manages total compliance and respectfully supports hundreds of professionals and patient-centered programs.

Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a current license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Minimum one year experience in Psychiatric setting

Proficient computer skills to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office products.

Role Description
Specialized plan of care: Develops, implements, updates, evaluates and revises as appropriate an interdisciplinary age-specific patient Plan of Care; based on continuous assessment and interpretation of all available patient data - to meet the identified patient care goals.

Demonstrates integration of general nursing practice with intervention for emotionally ill patients based on approved Standards of care and practice as well as the patient’s treatment plan

Identifies and utilizes effective de-escalation measures as alternative to seclusion/restraints

Provides for patient safety at all times. Aware of patient safety measures (i.e. contraband, restraint/seclusion, suicide precautions).

Maintains routine regular rounds (according to Facility policy) 1:1, precautionary monitoring (suicidal, elopement, contraband, seclusion/restraint), reporting and recoding patient physical and emotional status, activity and behavior

Demonstrates knowledge of milieu management in daily practice.

Demonstrates effective de-escalation techniques

Provides for spiritual and emotional needs of the patient/significant others in times of stress/maladaptive behavior

Verbalizes understanding of differences between voluntary and involuntary admissions

Verbalizes understanding of legal issues involved with competency and guardianship, and psychiatric care of minors.

Demonstrates understanding of suicide and homicide risks and precautions and crisis interventions.

TulaRay is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at tularay.com