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RN Behavioral Health

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Website SSM Health

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes admitting and shift assessments on assigned patients including behaviors; accurately and within time-frame set in policy and procedures.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills and judgement to analyze patient assessment data and notify physician of changes in condition.
  • Participates in the development, review and evaluation of multidisciplinary treatment plans as per policies and procedures.
  • Documents all nursing care given and adheres to nursing standards and ministry policies and procedures.
  • Consistently and accurately implements and records physicians orders.
  • Assesses and monitors patients and environment for safety within the unit.
  • Serves as a clinical resource and supervises care delivered by LPN’s and techs.
  • Educates patients and families based on assessed needs and documents education provided in the Electronic Health Record.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department’s Scope of Service.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

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