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Mental Health Nurse

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Severn
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Registered Nurse consults with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions are achieved. The RN meets with each resident, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication. The RN is responsible for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Nurse Administrator, Program Director and Facility Administrator as needed. Responsibilities Developing and initiating the Nursing Care Plan Providing clear and complete client documentation Implementing Physician Orders Counting narcotics daily, logs appropriately Meeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatment Providing assessments of medical problems Performing primary first aid and determining need for physician notification Meeting with each client, completing a daily assessment, taking vital signs and administering all prescription medication Responsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reporting information to the Nurse Administrator, Program Director and Facility Contributing insightful, practical, and meaningful information to the treatment planning process Directing residents in a clear, concise, and informative matter Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and having strong knowledge of professional ethics Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude On call responsibilities as needed This is a full time-- position at one of our residential programs.-- For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at . Qualifications Bachelor's degree in relevant field Experience working in behavioral healthcare Registered or licensed with appropriate state governing body Additional Information We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.--All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at PandoLogic. Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN), Location: Severn, MD - 21144

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