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RN - Behavioral Health - Mental Health (Nights) Harlingen, TX

Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Harlingen, Texas. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com


  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Harlingen, TX
  • Shift Schedule: 12-hours; 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM
  • Weekend: Possible
  • Shift Type: Nights

  • TX (or compact) RN license -REQUIRED
  • 2 years of behavioral health experience- Preferred
  • New Grads are welcome to apply

  • 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.

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