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PRN Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse (RN) - Nights / 7p-7a Job in Dayton, Ohio US

PRN Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse (RN) - Nights / 7p-7a

NaphCare U.S., Inc. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 4/5/2021 - Expires: 7/4/2021

Job ID: 225937612


Job Description

PRN Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse (RN) - Nights / 7p-7a

Work Location:

Montgomery County Jail - Ohio





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NaphCare has an excellent opportunity for aPsychiatric / Mental Health Nurse (RN)to join our team at theMontgomery County Jaillocated in Dayton, Ohio! Our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses work under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Director of Nursing (DON), and Psychiatric Provider(s). Our Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurses are responsible for providing nursing care within the scope of the State Board of Nursing Practice in the mental health unit of the facility.

Schedule: 7p-7a (Nights)

Position Requirements

Current, unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment

Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in a mental health care setting, with correctional healthcare experience preferred

Performance Expectations

Evaluate patients in a variety of settings, including the initial intake area, mental health care unit, emergency situations, housing units, medical housing areas, and segregation units

Participate in educational and training activities related to mental health care for patients, security personnel, and healthcare staff

Demonstrate knowledge of DSM-V criteria

Respond to and initiate care for medical and mental health emergencies within the facility

Perform and document all patient history and vital signs, mental health screenings and/or evaluations, assist with examinations and/or treatments, and report all changes in patients' conditions

Document in a thorough manner that relays a clear picture of the patient for the next healthcare professional who interacts with the patient

Ensure orders are implemented in a timely manner; medications are administered; and all progress notes and critical incidents are documented according to company policies and procedures

Assist with daily triage/sick call, minor procedures, and transcribe all therapeutic orders generated by the Psychiatric Provider(s) as requested

Initiate and document prescribed protocol treatment in compliance with company policies and procedures

When required, ensure an effective discharge summary plan and complete documentation within the patient's health record

If you want a career that will make a difference, choose the company that is different. NaphCare professionals are important partners of the NaphCare family, working together to provide quality care in a rewarding work environment.NaphCare offers competitive benefits, including health, prescription, dental, Employment Assistance Program (EAP) services, vision, and 401(k) plan. NaphCare offers term life insurance coverage at no cost to the employee and also provides PTO, paid holidays and an array of voluntary benefits. Employees enrolled in our health insurance program receive prescriptionsfree of chargewhen filled at our in-house pharmacy or mail order program. We care about making a difference in the lives of others.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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