Provides clinical coordination of mental health/psychiatric services & direct psychiatric nursing services to youth within ODYS facility Mental Health/Specialty Units: functions as integral member of multi-disciplinary treatment team: plans, implements & evaluates nursing care for youth on assigned unit(s) on assigned shift: communicates youth's information (e.g. Individual Treatment Plan (ITP). therapeutic programs, interventions, etc) to nursing staff & youth specialists on all shifts; Observes & records patient’s behavior, condition & response to medication, treatments, education & therapeutic activities: intervenes in patient’s behavior; closely plans & directs the nursing care of secluded &/or restrained patients; writes unit records; trains & provides performs all general & psychiatric nursing & any related duties that coordinates patient’s health care; .administers medications as prescribed by a physician & documents patient's response or lack of response to medication regimen; observes youth for compliance to prescribed psychotropic medication & treatment & documents behavioral & physical changes in response to treatment; observes & reports possible side effects of psychotropic medications to Psychiatrist.
Requires current license as registered professional nurse in state of Ohio as issued by Board of Nursing per Section 4723.03 of Revised Code; 12 mos. exp. in psychiatric nursing or delivery of nursing services to persons with developmental disabilities; 1 course or 3 mos. exp. in counseling; 1 course or 3 mos. exp. in public relations.
Major Worker Characteristics:
- Or equivalent of the Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above may be substituted for the experience requirements, but not for the mandated licensure.
Knowledge of professional nursing procedures; psychiatric or developmentally disabled nursing; employee training & development*; state & federal regulations, policies & procedures as related to nursing; counseling; public relations. Skill in operation of medical equipment. Ability to deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; write meaningful, concise & accurate reports; demonstrate physical fitness.
(*)Developed after employment.
PART TIME POSITION UP TO 32 HOURS PER WEEK
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