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RN - Psychiatric/DD Nurse 1st Shift (12 hrs. Hospital)

Company: Department of Administrative Services, State of Oh
Location: Northfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Population aged served - 18 years & older. May be required to work mandatory overtime. Assesses & evaluates nursing & medical needs of patients who are hospitalized (e.g., admissions, ongoing treatment, discharges); initiates & directs implementation of nursing care plan; observes, evaluates & records patient behavior, condition & response to medication, treatments & therapeutic activities; provides professional nursing care (e. g., administers medications & treatments as ordered by physician, educates patient on medication(s), assists with physical examinations, takes & records vital signs, performs venipuncture); responds to emergency situations (e.g., codes, suicide, assault). Directs delivery of & evaluates psychiatric & nursing care of patients as delivered by professional & nonprofessional staff (e.g., licensed practical nurse (i.e., LPN), therapeutic program workers (i.e., TPW)) on assigned shift, monitors LPN medication administration, documentation, patient care & operation of medical equipment (e.g., stethoscope, blood pressure monitor, glucometer); precepts & provides support for nursing staff as assigned.

Prepares, reviews, implements & updates records/reports/plans (e.g., individual treatment plans, incidents, restraints/seclusions, nursing care plans, shift reports, transfers, admissions & discharges); transcribes &/or verifies doctors' orders; writes nursing summaries; participates in ongoing performance improvement/quality assurance. Serves as interdisciplinary treatment team member; performs variety of miscellaneous duties (e.g., light housekeeping in patient areas & living quarters; identifies & reports safety concerns; attends & completes required trainings & educational programs; schedules unit shift breaks/lunch). Utilize Ohio Department of Mental Health approved office productivity software, approved intra & Internet resources & information systems in an appropriate work related manner as specified in the NBH Personal Computer User Guideline for Employees.

Requires current license as registered professional nurse in state of Ohio as issued by Board of Nursing per Section 4723.03 of Revised Code.

Keywords: Department of Administrative Services, State of Oh, Cleveland , RN - Psychiatric/DD Nurse 1st Shift (12 hrs. Hospital), Human Resources , Northfield, Ohio

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