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  • PRN Psychiatric/DD Nurse Coordinator (2881)

    Job Locations US-OH-Orient
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    ID
    2018-2861
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Healthcare
    Length of Assignment
    Thru 7/26/18
    Working Hours
    07/22/18 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm 07/23/18 through 07/25/18 - 6:00am - 3:00pm 07/26/18 - 7:00am - 4:00pm
    Pay Rate
    DOE
    Area of City
    43146
  • Overview

    07/22/18 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

    07/23/18 through 07/25/18 - 6:00am - 3:00pm

    07/26/18 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

     

    In addition to the standard duties specified in the job duties, this person will serve as point person for all medical needs; coordinating medication, separating medication, relay information from one shift to the next, etc. This individual will be expected to accompany the attendees on a tour of the Ohio Statehouse on July 25, 2018.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides clinical direction & acts as lead worker over lower-level registered nurses &/or nursing related & direct care staff (e.g., LPNs, activity therapists, general activity therapists &/or therapeutic program workers), directs delivery of & evaluates psychiatric nursing & medical nursing care of patients as delivered by lower-level professional & non-professional staff (e.g., RNs, LPNs, hospital aides, mental health technicians) for assigned unit or units, provides clinical direction to lower-level professional & non-professional staff & assists in orienting & training new employees. 
    • Assesses & evaluates nursing & medical needs of patients who are institutionalized, initiates & directs implementation of nursing care plans, observes, evaluates & records patient behavior, condition & response to medication, treatments & therapeutic activities & recommends corrective action as needed, coordinates clinical & medical appointments, provides professional nursing care (i.e., administers medications & treatments as ordered by physician, assists with physical examinations, takes & records vital signs), assists in feeding & grooming patients when needed & responds to emergencies. 
    • Prepares & reviews records & reports (e.g., incidents, restraints/seclusions, nursing care plans, shift reports, transfers, admissions & discharges), updates nursing care plans, transcribes &/or verifies doctors' orders, writes & reviews treatment plans & writes nursing summaries. 
    • Serves as interdisciplinary treatment team member, attends, conducts & participates in in-service training sessions/programs, attends seminars, meetings & conferences & meets with & counsels patients & families of patients. 

    Qualifications

     

    • 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. 
    • 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. -Or equivalent of the Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above may be substituted for the experience requirements, but not for the mandated licensure. 

    (*)Developed after employment.

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