PRN FTE 0.001
UniversityHospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a widerange of surgical and medical services Since opening in 1974, we have distinguishedourselves as a leader in breakthroughs in orthopedic care as well as jointreplacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and SpineInstitute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient child, adolescent,adult and geriatric services while our outpatient services include a Partialhospitalization program (PHP), Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a 24 hourbehavioral health support hotline. Theyare also a certifiedBaker Act receiving facility. University islicensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration and certified by theJoint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Our family-friendly ER provides expert,compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations forseniors. Other specialty services include a wound care center as well as comprehensivediagnostic services accredited in multiple modalities including pediatric CTimaging by the American College of Radiology.
Wecontinue a proud tradition of providing high quality personalized care in ourlocal community. Explore possibilities to join our team where colleagues are valued and pledge to treat one another withloyalty, respect, and dignity.
We are looking to hire a passionate dedicated Psychiatric RNto work on our Psychiatric Adult III Unit. Thestaff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary toprovide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational needs, safety needsand related criteria appropriate to the age(s) of the patients served in theassigned position. As a Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) some of your primary responsibilities will be to:
Demonstrate awareness of and respect for patient/family/SO needs in relation toconfidentiality, privacy, security, complaint resolution and spiritual andcultural needs.
Understand the process for resolution of ethical issues and how to initiate an ethicsconsult and implements as needed.
Evaluate behavioral observations/changes in patient status and coordinates andimplements interventions with treatment team.
Demonstrate responsibility of assessment and implementing Plan of Care based on assessmentsand patient care needs.
Analyze information from initial assessments to identify discharge planning needs andincorporates into Care Plan.
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the performance of patient monitoringresponsibilities in accordance with Department/Unit Standards and patient'sorders.
Assess patients for fall and/or injury risk and implements appropriate safety precautions.
Demonstrate an ability to exercise independent judgment in time of need and emergencysituations.
Administer medication as per Hospital Policy and Procedures.
Demonstrate knowledge of specific behavioral health disorders and treatment modalities forthe specific patient population of the Department/Unit.
Follow all Hospital Policies and Procedures related to the use of seclusion and/orrestraint.
Ensure continuity of care through accurate and consistent communication of patientinformation with other departments/staff.