Registered Nurse RN Psychiatric Senior Transitions
Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
The LewisGale Hospital - Alleghany is seeking a Registered Nurse to join their team!
For more than a century, LewisGale Hospital Alleghany has delivered high-quality healthcare to residents of Southwest Virginia, the Alleghany Highlands, West Virginia and Rockbridge County. We specialize in cardiac rehab, orthopedics, physical therapy, surgical services and mental health and behavioral health services particularly the Senior Transitions Program available at our stand-alone geriatric psychiatry unit in our beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain setting.
Our facility has received the Cheers Award for Medication Safety from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Also, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rank LewisGale Hospital Alleghany among the top hospitals in the nation . Please join our facility today in order to help make a difference.
Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse:
-Demonstrates accountability for essential clinical knowledge to positively affect patient outcomes within the scope of nursing practice while assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating care.
-Demonstrates strong and accurate clinical judgment and competent or expert nursing skills while following established policies including those related to confidentiality (written, verbal, electronic and digital).
-Documents effectively, succinctly, and timely according to organizational policy.
-Incorporates time management and prioritizes for efficiency and productivity.
-Follows LGHA process for dispensing of medications and narcotic control and employs clinical judgment related to medication administration.
-Delegates only those tasks for which she or he believes the other health team member has the knowledge and skill to perform, taking into consideration training, cultural competence, experience, and facility/agency policies and procedures. Follows The Five Rights Of Delegation:
Right directions and communication
Right supervision and evaluation
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- Diploma or AssociatesDegree from a professional nursing program (required)
- BSNor current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing(preferred)
- Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
- Student Loan Assistance Program (up to $150/month inassistance)
- Current Registered Nurse License in this state
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)Health Care Provider (required)
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