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Registered Nurse/ Big Stone Gap

Company: Frontier Health
Location: Big Stone Gap
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY:

Renders professional nursing care to individuals within an assigned unit of the hospital and/or program.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor's in nursing preferred.

Licensure: Registered nurse licensed by Virginia required

Certification: N/A

Experience: Experience as a staff nurse in a psychiatric setting preferred.

Knowledge/Skills: Ability to maintain composure in difficult situations.

CPR training.

Ability to follow written and verbal directions.

Verbal/written communication skills

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Makes staff assignments with regard to patient needs, staff qualification, licensure guidelines, program policy, and infection control issues. 95% compliance
  • Interprets assessment data to develop a plan of care.
  • Implements and evaluates NCP/ITP and supervises other nursing staffs' involvement in the plan of care. 95% compliance
  • Record individual's activities, observations and behavioral symptoms per treatment plan and program procedure, as evidenced by performance improvement findings.
  • Attends and participates in staff conferences or interdisciplinary team meetings to ensure input as it relates to patients, as assigned.
  • Provides a variety of didactic therapeutic groups as per specific program requirements.
  • Assists physicians as needed or requested.
  • Evaluates and documents individual's reactions to medications and treatments.
  • Administers prescribed medications per MD order.
  • Educates individual/family toward an understanding of health/illness.
  • Monitors/assesses individual vital signs, observes and records medical needs, and responses to medical treatment.
  • Utilize personal protective equipment when performing invasive procedures, collecting urine and transporting lab specimens.
  • Utilizes effective and therapeutic Management of Aggressive Patient techniques in emergency psychiatric situations.
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and inservices and individual program planning staffings as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Frontier Health, Knoxville , Registered Nurse/ Big Stone Gap, Other , Big Stone Gap, Tennessee

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