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Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Nuvance Health - Sharon Hospital Sharon, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Title: Registered Nurse -Behavioral Health Location: Sharon CT Shifts Currently Available: Part time nights or Full time days. Description: The Registered Nurse executes comprehensive nursing care activities and provides nursing staff leadership. He/she assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities, and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment. He/she manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs the delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team. Population served is based on scope of services in the department. Essential Responsibilities: Able to assess and reassess the needs of the patient. Completes nursing assessment within 24 hours of admission. Provides efficient discharge planning throughout process. An active member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and continuously evaluates the appropriateness and quality of nursing care. Serves as the primary nursing care coordinator, planning, implementing and coordinating nursing care activities for assigned patients. Performs treatment/ documents intervention following physician orders such as medication administration and medical treatment orders. Interprets the nursing and treatment needs of the patient to non-professional staff members assigned to the patient. Assists in placing patients in seclusion or restraints and observes suicide/seclusion precautions. Provides resources and support for patient, prior, during and after treatment. Monitors and enforces utilization of proper nursing techniques while supervising LVN (LPN) and unlicensed nursing staff. Maintain and Model REACH Values (Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor). Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance. Performs other duties as required. License, Registration, or Certification Requirements: CT RN License required. BLS Certification required. Successful completion of a Joint Commission approved non-violent de-escalation certification program within 30 days of hire. Nuvnace Health offers a wide array of benefits, including but not limited to: Medical, Virtual Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, EAP, Employee Wellness program, Retirement plans, along with additional voluntary benefits (such as pet Insurance, discounted home/ auto insurance, etc). Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Nuvance Health - Sharon Hospital

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