Alpha Rae

  • 3rd Shift Psychiatric/DD Nurse (4550)

    Job Locations US-OH-Orient
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/12/2019 12:51 PM)
    # of Openings
    Length of Assignment
    Thru 10/5/19 (Potential Extension)
    Working Hours
    3rd shift,10:00 pm to 8:00 am with Sunday/Monday/Tuesday off
    Pay Rate
    Area of City
  • Overview

    3rd shift 10:00 pm to 8:00 am with Sunday/Monday/Tuesday off



    • Assesses & evaluates nursing & medical needs of patients who are institutionalized, initiates & directs implementation of nursing care plan, observes, evaluates & records patient behavior, condition & response to medication, treatments & therapeutic activities, 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, responsible for patient/family teaching & responds to emergencies.
    • Directs delivery of & evaluates psychiatric & nursing care of patients as delivered by lower-level professional & non- professional staff (e.g., LPNs, hospital aides, therapeutic program workers) on assigned shift, monitors LPN medication administration, documentation, patient care & operation of medical equipment & assists in orienting & training new nursing services employees.
    • 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 seminars, meetings & conferences & attends, conducts & participates in in-service training sessions/programs.



    • Requires current license as registered professional nurse in state of Ohio as issued by Board of Nursing per Section 4723.03 of Revised Code.
    • Knowledge of professional nursing procedures; psychiatric or developmentally disabled nursing*; employee training & development*; state & federal regulations, policies & procedures as related to nursing; public relations*; counseling*.
    • 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.


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