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Psych travel RN needed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,602 weekly

Shifts: Days 7a- 7p , Nights 7p-7a

RN provides direct nursing care to patients as prescribed by the physician & is under the direction & supervision of the appropriate facility nursing leadership. The RN provides nursing care specific to the age population served. Nursing activities are limited to those in compliance with the State RN Practice Act & facility policies & procedures policies/procedures
Conducts ongoing & individualized nursing care duties as assigned & as dictated by the pt's condition in accordance with physician orders & facility protocols.
When administering PRN medications, assess for confirmed med for PRN, documents need (rationale) & its effectiveness in the medical record.
Reports change in pt physical, mental status or episodes of seclusion or restraint to RN manager or supervisor during each shift. Ensures family & physician notification is completed & documented if a pt is transported to Emergency Room, Injured, Falls or is Placed in Seclusion or Restraints.
Collaborates with other team members in the development, implementation, & evaluation of an individualized plan of care
Performs treatments & therapies as ordered by physician in an appropriate & timely fashion.
Documents pt care, findings, & psychosocial responses to nursing interventions.
Documents PRN medications given, reason & effect
Initiates emergency measures according to age appropriate CPR & client resuscitation protocols.
Participates in emergency crisis interventions according to age appropriate techniques.
Provides pt care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity & age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, & dignity are preserved.
Maintains competency by participating in continuing education programs & meets state specific requirements.
Complies with accepted ethical conduct & professional Standards of Nursing Practice as set forth by the American Nurses Association or equivalent national organization.
Consistently engages and interacts with our patients and their families by using the treatment principles of Trauma Responsive Care, as demonstrated by the following:
A basic recognition of the characteristic symptoms resulting from exposure to trauma,
Having an understanding of and sensitivity to the triggers of trauma and trauma re-enactment
Incorporating relevant skill sets into daily interactions with patients and families, and
Participates in continuing education on Trauma Responsive Care and Recovery.
Complete nursing admission assessments and daily nursing assessments.
Transcription of medication orders in a timely, error free manner, and ensuring reason for PRN medication is documented.
Complete Adverse Drug Reaction forms and forward to Pharmacists.
Complete First Dose form as ordered by physician.
Ensure order clarification of non-formulary medication if ordered. Obtaining appropriate order.
Provide patient education related to medications and document education.
Assist patients in carrying out activities of daily living.
Participate in group activity with patients.
Ensures room searches are done for contraband during shifts.
Direct and assist mental health clinicians in the care and direction of patients.
Assists in the completion of patient rounds and monitoring patient safety.
Participate in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit's and the hospital's safe operation.
Will adhere to all safety policies and safe work practices.
Complete 24 hour chart checks, ensure filing is completed, charts are stamped, MARs are copied correctly on 11-7 and shift chart checks on 7-3 and 3-11.
Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. ASN or Diploma Nursing required.
Licensure: Current and unrestricted license as an RN in the state of Pennsylvania.
Experience: At least one year experience as a RN in a clinical setting is preferred.
Credentials: Current CPR
Additional Training: Handle With Care training is required


Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Lancaster , Psych travel RN needed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Healthcare , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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