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Mental Health Registered Nurse at Health Care Provider in Carrol, Iowa, United States —

  • Healthcare
  • Health Care Provider
  • Carrol, Iowa, United States
  • 3/26/20

Job ID: 5232017

Job Description

Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.

Administers prescribed medications and treatments according to policy.

Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment and examination of patient.

Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.

Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition.

Takes vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assesses condition of patient.

Responds to life saving situation based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocols.

Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.

Initiates patient education and treatment care plan according to the individualized needs of the patients.

Conducts groups on anxiety, grief, stress, etc.

Uses restraints safely and according to Hospital policy.

Records, transcribes and checks all physician order on patient's chart.

Participates in unit performance improvement activities.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.

Day or night shift available.

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS/CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Current licensed as a professional nurse in the State of Iowa.

BCLS certification upon hire.

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