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Travel Psych RN

Company: All Medical Personnel
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Specialty: RN-Psychiatry-TravelLocations: Philadelphia, PAShift: Day shift - 7a to 7pStart Date: ASAPJob Description

  • Conducts patient assessments and provides nursing interventions to patients as assigned.
  • Maintains a safe and efficient working and treatment environment per facility policies and procedures
  • Provides supervision to Behavioral Health Technicians. Assumes role of Charge Nurse when assigned
  • Complete admission nursing assessment per policy and as assigned.
  • Complete nursing reassessments per policy, as assigned, and any time a change in status is observed or reported by team members.
  • Identify the need for additional assessments and/or specialized treatment, including but not limited to: dietary, rehabilitation services, and/or infectious disease through the initial and ongoing assessment process.
  • Communicate the identified need to the attending practitioner the consultant, per policy.
  • Assess patients for risk of danger to self or others at time of admission and ongoing through hospitalization.
  • Document assessments and communicate concerns to the attending practitioner and team members through verbal and written methods.
  • Conduct patient rounds on assigned patients at the beginning of the shift to ensure all patients are present and to identify if there are any immediate needs that need addressed.
  • Oversee all aspects of patient care and complete assignments as assigned by the Charge Nurse.
  • Perform ongoing observation of the patients and milieu to ensure active treatment is provided and patients are participating.
  • Respond appropriately and timely to patient requests.
  • Intervene appropriately with patients experiencing a behavioral crisis situation, i.e., suicidal, threatening behavior, elopement and/or other situations.
  • Exhibit leadership by providing clear direction to the team and communication of the patient's status to the practitioner.
  • Initiate emergency medical care when indicated.
  • Exhibit leadership by providing clear direction to the team and communication of the patient's status to the practitioner.
  • Provide support and direct assistance to patients who are unable to attend to their activities of daily living by assisting them with meals, daily grooming, ambulation and toileting as needed.Qualifications and Job Info
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
    • 2 years as Registered Nurse with one year acute psychiatric experience; nursing home experience a plus
    • BLS
    • CPI preferred, not required
    • Active State license for Pennsylvania
    • Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism when interacting with patients, families, physicians, and hospital staff members.Benefits
      • Day 1 Health benefits (Health/Vision/Dental)
      • Weekly Pay
      • Direct Deposit
      • Travel reimbursement
      • State License reimbursement
      • $1500 Referral bonus programAbout UsAll Medical Personnel is a national leader in healthcare staffing recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing firms. Our goal is to simplify the Allied process with a flexible and personalized approach. Our clients range from local, regional and national healthcare organizations throughout the United States. Whatever the focus of your medical career, we can help you find the perfect allied opportunity!If you're interested, please:1) Email with your Resume/Questions 2) OR call me at the number belowBest Regards,Morgan AganSenior Manager of Account ManagementAll Medical Personnel - NursingMain: 800-410-0084Email: />

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