SUMMARY OF MAJOR FUNCTIONS:|
The Clinical Nurse explains illness, symptoms, courses of treatment and hope for the future and begins to teach the individual about the use and benefits of personal recovery and prevention of relapse. The Clinical Nurse informs the individual of benefits of active treatment, including medication and the intended and unintended effects and ensures that the individual is educated about choices and resources available. Along with ensuring a safe environment for all, he or she develops a therapeutic relationship with each individual, which is critical in the healing process. The Clinical Nurse assures that the patient is educated about his rights regarding care, privacy, safety, confidentiality of medical records, Baker Act and the right to be free from inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion. The nurse demonstrates and role models the use of de-escalation and uses interpersonal skills to relax patients involved in potential conflict. The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.
New graduates may apply.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR JOB:
- Registered Nurse (Alabama licensed/or ability to obtain)
- Certification Basic Life Support
Baptist Health Care - 19 months ago
Headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, Baptist Health Care is a network of hospitals, nursing homes, mental health facilities and outpatient...