RN – Behavioral Health – Mental Health (Days)

at Docs United
Published September 13, 2022
Location Wisconsin
Category RN  
Job Type Permanent  
Specialty Behavioral Health - Mental Health
Weekend Requirements Every Other Weekend
Shift Type Day Shift
Expenses Covered Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements Active State License

Description

  • Consults, follows and documents with sufficient detail nursing care according to facility policy and procedures. When policies do not comprehensively cover the nursing/administrative practice, initiates supervision with nursings chain of command, medical staff and/or administrator-on-call if afterhours.
  • Effectively communicates with the medical staff, receives verbal/written orders and takes care to minimize abbreviation or other errors.
  • Conducts a comprehensive nursing assessment on all patients admitted within eight (8) hours. Corresponding documentation reflects the medical and emotional status, admitting orders and the initial care plan.
  • Identifies indicators for reassessment of the patients conditions, reaction/responsiveness and involvement of other disciplines.
  • Administers medications, observes compliance/safe administration, consults pharmacy when indicated and records effectiveness or reactions to psychotropic and other medications.
  • Safely and accurately performs vital signs, electrocardiograms, phlebotomy/labs and diabetic/glucose monitoring. Interprets results and takes appropriate nursing action.
  • Provides patient education and verifies understanding.
  • Arranges for additional consultations and test, and proactively coordinate transportation when needed.
  • Monitors the work of assigned licensed and non-licensed personnel. When indicated initiates a refresher or recertifies competency in nursing processes.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • WI (or compact) RN license - REQUIRED
  • New Grads are welcome to apply
  • COVID vaccine required - Will consider medical or religious exemptions
STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Wisconsin
ADDITIONAL LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be active at time of submission
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