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Psychiatric RN and LPN

Crown Services, Inc. - Louisville Healthcare Louisville, KY
  • Posted: 25 days ago
  • $22 to $32 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Dental

Psychiatric nurses needed treatment for competency restoration and inpatient care for the evaluation of potentially mentally ill individuals.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

● Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or Organization policy. ● Explains procedures and treatments to residents and family, to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension. ● Maintains awareness of the comfort and safety needs of patients. ● Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques. ● Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and to assess the condition of the resident. ● Documents nursing history and physical assessments of assigned residents. ● Observes resident; records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition, reaction to drugs, treatments or if there is a significant incident. ● Notifies the resident’s physician and appropriate responsible party/POA when there is a change in the resident’s condition or upon the death of a resident. ● Prepares equipment and accompanies and aids physicians during rounds; assists with examinations, and consults with the physician as necessary in planning resident care, treatment and rehabilitation. ● Performs emergency treatment when necessary based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol. ● Notifies the physician of the emergency and carry out physician orders. ● Supervises the work of nursing assistant(s) to include recruitment, hiring, staff development, and training, appraising, rewarding and disciplining, when necessary. ● Handles complaints and reported suspicion of abuse or neglect appropriately. ● Participates in departmental or unit quality improvement activities. ● Attends required in-service meetings and training, and participates in other committees as assigned. ● Performs direct nursing care and other duties of Nursing Services employees when necessary. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by candidates of this job. Candidates may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description
Crown Services Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D

Apply in person at 5029 Shelbyville Rd Louisville, KY 40207
For more information please call 502-894-0019.

Crown Services, Inc. - Louisville Healthcare

Why Work Here?

Crown Healthcare is changing the way medical professionals build their careers. We're not agency, we're opportunity!

At Crown Services our commitment to excellence is one of our most valuable assets. By being committed to a first class experience and the highest quality candidates, we ensure our clients with top talent and our candidates with top career opportunities. We are a privately held, full-service specialty staffing firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Currently, we operate in 12 Midwestern States with over 42 offices from which to choose. Since 1968, when our company was founded, we have been guided by a set of strong values and principles. The Values & Principles That Guide Us: * Results Driven: We measure our success by the value we deliver for our clients and candidates. * Disciplined: Each and everyone of us are accountable to the highest standards of excellence. * Collaborative: We work with our colleagues and clients toward shared goals and mutual rewards in an environment of respect. * Candid: We interact with our clients, candidates and each other in an open and straightforward fashion. * Competitive: We compete aggressively and win ethically. Please, explore our site and explore the many benefits Crown Services Inc offers clients and applicants alike. If you have a question and need professional answers, please call or email your nearest Crown Services office. Welcome to professional staffing. Welcome to Crown Services!

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5029 Shelbyville Rd Louisville, KY 40207
Louisville, KY
USA

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