Registered Nurse - Psych - Adult
NJ - Elizabeth (07206)
Patient and Family care centered practice and under general supervision, the RN provides and coordinates nursing care by assessing severity of symptoms and providing nursing intervention and treatment as prescribed, documenting interventions and individualized plan of care, educating patients and family ( re: medication and disease process) assuring continuity of care, work with other team members. Provide direct patient care includes providing/ supervising personal care and other ADL’s. Participates in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety and quality of care. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the mission, vision and values of the hospital.
NJ License to practice as R.N. in satisfactory standing. Ability to perform all competencies of the position is required. BLS within 6 months of employment in this position. Prior experience and psychiatric population preferred. Developmental Disabilities experience highly preferred.