Registered Nurse Behavioral Health

Location: Columbia, MO
Date Posted: 11-06-2018
TITLE: Registered Nurse Behavioral Health

Key qualifications

Nurse: Psychiatric
MO License
Bachelors
English
1+ years

JOB DESCRIPTION:
1. Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, sets goals, and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning.
2. Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly. Utilize an appropriate tool for assessment and reassessment (0-10 numerical scale, FACES, or the FLACC.)
3. Demonstrates an understanding of medications with regards to action and side effects. Reports pertinent information to appropriate individual. Educates patients and significant others about their medications.
4. Participates in meetings, in-services, and quality and performance improvement groups.
5. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e. physicians, head nurse, charge nurse, and/or nursing supervisor) and records those observations accurately and concisely. Provides quality care to patients and work with multi-disciplinary team to ensure the highest patient satisfaction.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Possession of a current Missouri license to practice as a registered nurse or eligible to be licensed.
2. At least 1 year of experience as an RN

Benefits

Relocation assistance, Student Loan Repayment, Shift differentials , Professional development opportunities, Full benefits

For more details about this position please call MTX today at 800-918-7700, visit our website www.mtxgroup.com  or click here to email your resume!


 
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