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Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Psych

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

  • PSYCHIATRIC/PSYCHE NURSE is a registered nurse (RN) with expertise in mental illness.
  • He or she use skills to help those with mental illness live fulfilling and productive lives.
  • He or she may help in mental health crisis intervention and therapy; aid in medication management; and even assist the patient in daily activities that are stressful. Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Performs head-to-toe assessments, manages/assists group/behavior therapies and other interventions within scope of practice.
    • Observes for normal vs. abnormal findings and reporting of abnormal findings to Charge Nurse, M.D., if warranted
    • Intervene with appropriate intervention for urgent/emergent care.
    • Performs direct care to acute and chronically ill psych patients as well as pediatric, adolescent and geriatric population as related to psychiatric disorders including medication calculation & administration.
    • Performs basic medical emergency procedures & care within company & facility's policy's & procedures.
    • Identifies and manages life-sustaining physiologic and psychiatric functions in unstable patients
    • Communicates therapeutically to patients.
    • Able to care and manage patients with eating disorders, drug/ETOH detox, manic depressive, hallucination-delusions, suicidal, organic seizure disorders, and management of patients on seclusion procedures
    • Participates in psych emergency response team including rapid tranquilization.
    • Applies restraints, including 4-point, wrist and posey net full body. Minimum Job Requirements:Qualifications:
      • Current registered nurse licensure in the state of practice.
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and ACLS Education:
        • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Board Certified preferred, Experience A minimum of two years' psychiatric nursing experience in a healthcare setting

Keywords: Cynet Health, Lynchburg , Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Psych, Healthcare , Lynchburg, Virginia

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