Title Psych Registered Nurse
Number of Positions 5
Salary $63,000 – 79,000 per year
Location Psych
Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY

Registered Nurse works under the general supervision of the Head Nurse. Provides professional care and coordinates care with other disciplines.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  1. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement programs, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  2. Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patient’s condition and develops individual care plans for patients.
  3. Administers and controls narcotics and medications.
  4. Assists in formulating and screening Performance Improvement criteria and providing in-service training for staff.
  5. Evaluates outcomes of patient care, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care plans as necessary to ensure optimal patient care.
  6. Maintains patient documentation, to ensure accuracy of patient medical treatment.
  7. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards.
  8. Assists other members of the nursing team and other supportive disciplines.
  9. Promotes emotional stability of patients, expresses interest in their progress related to direct patient care.
  10. Assists physician with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  11. Arranges for patients’ diagnostic and therapeutic services.
  12. Demonstrates sensitivity to patients/families comfort and privacy.
  13. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service education and workshops.
  14. Attends meetings as required.
  15. Performs other related duties.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Please List Education/Experience/Credentials)

  1. Must possess a current Virgin Islands license as a Registered Nurse and have graduated from an accredited A-A Degree in Science or Nursing Program.
  2. Must have two years of professional nursing experience in the adult inpatient care setting is
  3. Must possess and demonstrate a high degree of leadership, organizational ability, and communication
  4. Knowledge of adult inpatient care management, policies, budgeting, personnel management, and census development is
  5. Current CPR certification is required, ACLS preferred.
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