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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Conway Behavioral Health
Location: Conway
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Job Description:

Conway Behavioral Health is seeking a RN who wants to become part of the dynamic, compassionate team at Conway. Conway Behavioral Health sits on 11 acres in Conway, Arkansas and consists of 80 beds providing acute and behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and adults.\nPrimary Unit: Primary -working with Adults (will cross-train and work in other areas). **Sign-On Bonus Included Conway Behavioral Health Hospital near Little Rock, Arkansas treats adults and adolescents with a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and co-occurring addiction. Our goal is to ensure Little Rock's North Metro community has access to world-class mental health treatment. Each patient receives comprehensive services in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Your path to a healthier and hopeful tomorrow starts at Conway Behavioral Health Hospital. PURPOSE STATEMENT: - - Responsible for providing professional nursing care to patient in a supportive and therapeutic environment. Communicates effectively with the treatment team to ensure safe, quality care is provided to all patients. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develop and implement nursing care plans, maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
  • Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Ensure physician's orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure patient's status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc.
  • Document as required including assessments, treatment plan, nursing notes, medication administration, education, discharge planning, incident reports and medication variances.
  • Nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs. Initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
  • Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed.
  • Conduct patient rounds on assigned patients at the beginning of the shift to ensure all patients are present and to identify if there are any immediate needs that need addressed.
  • Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful to personal space, giving patient direct attention and maintaining rational detachment.
  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner.
  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
    • Prefer one year of nursing experience with behavioral health populations.
    • Current Arkansas RN license as required.
    • CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (will provide upon hire).

Keywords: Conway Behavioral Health, Conway , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Conway, Arkansas

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