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Behavioral Health Registered Nurse

Maxim Healthcare Group Norwalk, CT
  • Expired: October 20, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) to assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. Responsibilities 

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in a psychiatric facility setting.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4)Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare Staffing, nursing and client hospital policies. 
  • Other Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned
  • Qualifications 
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license for the state in which the nurse practices.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable) 
  • Current PPD or chest X-Ray.
  • One year prior Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) nursing experience in a psychiatric acute care hospital or its equivalent preferred.
  • Current BLS card.
  • Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the RN practices 
  • Maxim background screening.
  • Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
  • *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. About Maxim Healthcare Group Maxim Healthcare Group has making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed. Maxim Healthcare Group is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Norwalk, CT
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