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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Port St Lucie Hospital
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

As a member of the treatment team, the *Registered Nurse* utilizes the nursing process with individual patients and groups of patients to assist them in meeting their physiological, psychological, safety, and general health needs. RN is also responsible for the supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses, Mental Health Technicians and Unit Secretary. Provides services to patients whose ages range from adult to geriatric.This is a full time position with competitive salaries and benefits. We offer a great employment package which includes: Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, Basic Life Insurance, Health Insurance including Dental and Vision, 401K, and more!*RESPONSIBILITIES*1. Analyzes pertinent clinical data from patients and other relevant resources; achieves good initial rapport with patients; effectively gathers clinical data in a timely fashion; utilizes appropriate verbal and observational techniques; data includes relevant physiological and psychosocial information.2. Develops therapeutic relationships with patients and significant others; Creates an atmosphere which facilitates disclosure and active participation in the therapeutic process; actively works to achieve patients trust; facilitates patient awareness of their internal resources for coping; utilizes therapeutic verbal and nonverbal techniques.3. Provides appropriate nursing care to assist patients in meeting Maslows Level I needs; consistently makes pertinent observations regarding patients physiological status; appropriately addresses variances from physiological norms; as indicated, accurately monitors vital bodily functions; assists with ADLs as indicated. Responds appropriately to physiological emergencies.4. Adequately ensures the safety of all patients; identifies patients at risk and intervenes preventatively.5. Utilizes clinically sound repertoire of psychotherapeutic nursing interventions. Consistently participates in goal-oriented interactions with patients. seeks to decrease patient symptomology through effective limit setting, reality orientation, redirection, confrontation, etc.; demonstrates effective crisis intervention skills as indicated; reinforces healthy patient behaviors; promotes healthy expression of thoughts and feelings.6. Consistently chooses interventions which are compatible with the therapeutic relationship established between the nurse and the patient; creatively motivates patients to participate in the therapeutic process.7. Utilizes knowledge of medications (psychotropic and other) in the treatment process; actively serves as a knowledgeable resource to other staff regarding patient medications; collaborates in the evaluation of the patients, medication regime; appropriately utilizes PRN medication; recognizes and appropriately responds to medication-related problems/issues (side-effects, laboratory results, etc.)8. Participates in the health/wellness education of patients; Identifies health education needs of individual patients; Actively pursues opportunities to conduct both individual and group patient education; provides opportunities for patients to learn experientially; promotes patient independence through health teaching.9. Participates as a vital member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Clearly and consistently communicates with other team members. Provides concise and meaningful shift reports; Appropriately collaborates with and utilizes other resources to resolve treatment issues; consistently participates in the support treatment program development; appropriately represents nursing perspective to others.10. Functions as an effective nursing leader on the unit; effectively role-models attitudes and behaviors which positively impact on patient care and staff moral; consistently provides support and direction to staff; utilizes good judgment in assigning patient care to other staff; effectively demonstrates sound and creative decision-making and problem-solving; effectively and efficiently utilizes available resources; consistently assumes teaching role to develop skills of other nursing staff.11. Performs relevant routine clinical nursing tasks such as medication and treatment administration, transcribing physician orders, vital signs, etc.; consistently and accurately administers medications; consistently and accurately transcribes physicians= orders; accurately completes all forms (Nursing Assessment, Problems List, Treatment Plan, Progress Notes, etc.) in a timely fashion; Accurately completes all relevant hospital forms (Incident Reports, Acuity Worksheets, Transfer Forms, Medication Sheets,etc.) in a timely fashion; utilizes documentation of other staff to develop more comprehensive understanding of patients.12. Actively contributes to the development of the Registered Nurse role within the department and the hospital; actively participates in the orientation of new RNs/LPNs and other nursing staff in the program/department; presents relevant information/material to other RNs/LPNs and other nursing staff in the program/department; utilizes expertise to assist other RNs/LPNs and other Nursing staff.*Education:** Current License as an RN* Current CPR certification*Work Experience:** One (1) year of experience in psychiatric, chemical dependency preferred.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceExperience:* Nursing: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* RN (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Port St Lucie Hospital, Port St. Lucie , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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