Beautifully set up 16 Unit Inpatient Mental Health Unit with excellent and caring Professional Staff
RN Staff Nurse (Current Employee) – Newton, NJ – September 8, 2015
A typical day on a Voluntary and Involuntary Mental Health Unit is far from typical. Anything can happen and staff must be prepared. The day consists of VS, Dr's orders, pt ed, admissions, meds, milieu therapy, running groups,discharges, Treatment Team, safety, collaboration with other disciplines, updating tx plans, mental and physical assessments, monitoring LPN's and MHA's. Documentation of above, team work, family involvement, serving as a Mentor to other staff and pt's. Evaluating and documenting effectiveness and understanding of pt. ed. Utilizing de-escalation tecniques and many more things as they arise.
Nice hospital setting, excellent employees, benefits and perks, coworkers.
The way employees are treated when disciplenary action is enforced, including Doctors, no charge pay, equipment that doesn't work.