To deliver quality care to both psychiatric and chemically dependent
adult, geriatric and child/adolescent patients. Various shifts
Assessing patients through a systematic process of
interacting with patient, the patient’s significant others, and
the appropriate health care
Administering medications in a safe,
accurate, and timely manner utilizing the “Five Rights”
of medication administration.
Collecting and analyzing data regarding the
patient’s physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care,
educational, and anticipated discharge planning
Determining patients’ alcohol or
drug toxicity and identify signs of
Developing a comprehensive outline of care
and specific goals and interventions to be included in treatment
Monitoring patients following nursing unit
policies and procedures.
Communicating changes in patient’s condition
or legal status with other unit personnel and attending
Serving as back-up charge nurse for unit or shift,
providing supervision of routine task assignments of RN’s,
LPN’s and MHA’s.
Informing incoming shift of any changes or
problems with patients to promote continuity of
Participating in hospital emergency codes
necessary to the unit’s and the hospital’s safe
Reviewing patients records for accuracy
and ensure that treatment plan and progress notes clearly reflect
progress of patient and family.
Complying with safety and security
policies and procedures, including those regarding incidents and
Applicant must hold a valid RN license from the state of
- no less than one year of nursing experience.
- experience in a hospital setting
- Bilingual a
Universal Health Services - 20 months ago