Psychiatric Registered Nurse

Danville, PA

Posted: 06/21/2024 Job Number: KS200104

Job Description

Psychiatric Registered Nurse

Location: Danville, PA

Pay: 53.00 -55.00 Hourly /2,120 -2,200 weekly

Shift: 3rd shift – 11p-7a/1045p-715a OR 2nd shift – 3p-11p/245p-1115p

Psychiatric Registered Nurse Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a current license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
  • Minimum one year experience in Psychiatric setting
  • Proficient computer skills to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office products.

Psychiatric Registered Nurse Role Description:

  • Develops, implements, updates, evaluates and revises as appropriate an interdisciplinary age-specific patient Plan of Care; based on continuous assessment and interpretation of all available patient data - to meet the identified patient care goals.
  • Demonstrates integration of general nursing practice with intervention for emotionally ill patients based on approved
  • Standards of care and practice as well as the patient’s treatment plan
  • Identifies and utilizes effective de-escalation measures as alternative to seclusion/restraints
  • Provides for patient safety at all times.
  • Aware of patient safety measures (i.e. contraband, restraint/seclusion, suicide precautions).
  • Maintains routine regular rounds (according to Facility policy), precautionary monitoring (suicidal, elopement, contraband, seclusion/restraint), reporting and recoding patient physical and emotional status, activity and behavior
  • Demonstrates knowledge of milieu management in daily practice.
  • Demonstrates effective de-escalation techniques
  • Provides for spiritual and emotional needs of the patient/significant others in times of stress/maladaptive behavior
  • Verbalizes understanding of differences between voluntary and involuntary admissions
  • Verbalizes understanding of legal issues involved with competency and guardianship, and psychiatric care of minors.
  • Demonstrates understanding of suicide and homicide risks and precautions and crisis interventions.

Please Contact:

Katherine Skelton


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