Registered Nurse (Full Time, Part Time)

Posted 5 months ago
Las Vegas, NV
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Delivers quality general/psychiatric nursing care to patients who are hospitalized for treatment of psychiatric or emotional disorders; supports the hospital’s philosophy of care and ensures the safety and well-being of each patient. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES : Assesses/re-assesses patient’s by collecting and analyzing data through a systematic process of interaction with patients, patient’s significant other, and the appropriate health care providers regarding the patient’s physical, psychological, environmental, self-care, educational, spiritual, cultural, and anticipated discharge needs. Performs suicide assessments and understands suicide precautions. Identifies and incorporates each patient’s unique needs into a comprehensive and individualized care plan. Identifies and includes into the care plan of each patient the disease, condition, impairment or disability. Evaluates each patients’ care against the goals and plan of care and revises the care plan periodically, as needed. Accurate and litigable documentation that meets current standards and policies. Treats and cares for patients competently and as based on current developmental theories and psychiatric nursing knowledge and standards. Understands a wide range of psychosocial, cognitive and/or developmental disorders and physical disabilities. Rounds on patients, ensuring patient care and an environment that optimizes patient safety. Demonstrates knowledge of medication management to ensure patient care and reduce the likelihood of medical/health errors. Requirements Current Nevada State RN License required ADN / BSN or equivalent Current CPR certification Maintains confidentiality of patients at all times. Sensitivity and willingness to interact with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. Strong clinical and interpersonal skills. Ability to stabilize acute psychotic and non-violent crisis by using accepted intervention techniques. Benefits Sign on bonus available Desert Parkway offers competitive benefits to include: Health insurance Vision insurance Dental insurance 401K Retirement Plan Healthcare spending account Dependent care spending account PTO Plan with holiday premium pay Discounted cafeteria meal plan Life insurance (Supplemental Life, Term and Universal plans are also available) Short- and long-term disability (with additional buy-in opportunities)