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Psychiatric Nurse PRN Home Health

Assisting Hands - Fort Myers Fort Myers, FL
  • Expired: October 01, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryNurses care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent or disabled. Under general supervision, they deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with established philosophy. Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Nurses effectively interact with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. The nature of the direction and supervision required for this position varies by State and job setting. Psychiatric Nurses provide care to mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients, as part of a team implementing an overall psychiatric program.Position ResponsibilitiesPsychiatric Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.

In addition... to basic nursing care, responsibilities of Psychiatric Nurses include (but are not limited to): Completes physical & mental health assessments Develops care plans for patients, helping them be as independent as possible Administers and monitors treatment regimens Administers prescribed medications, making constant adjustments commensurate with a patient's condition under the supervision of qualified medical staff Observes and reports behavioral changes Maintains control of drugs and medications Helps patients improve their coping abilities Works with patients' families to help improve the patient's abilities & help them deal with family member's mental illness Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Assisting Hands - Fort Myers


Fort Myers
Fort Myers, FL