Registered Nurse (RN) - Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Inpatient

Registered Nurse (RN) - Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Inpatient

Peninsula Regional Medical Center | Salisbury, MD, 21802, US
Salary Range:$59,000 – $79,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Description

Position Summary The Registered Nurse is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating a plan of patient care utilizing ANA Standards and the Nursing Process. Acts as a patient advocate. Provides support, information and direct care. Utilizes equipment and technology skillfully and is technically competent in nursing procedures. Educates patients and families on significant self care issues. The inventory, distribution/delivery of medications may be required. The inventory, distribution/delivery of medications may be required. # Position Requirements #Education Licensed and currently registered to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland or Delaware. #Mental Demands Demonstrates organizational ability by using time and equipment effectively. Works under pressure of time and accuracy, often in stressful situations. Works with patients and families in crisis situations and emotional/mental alterations. Demonstrates skill and accuracy in written and oral communications. Frequently works with grieved, despondent, angry and mentally disturbed patients. Takes necessary immediate action when handling personnel problems. #Responsibilities for Assets Works with numerous expensive and complex instruments which may include IV controllers, hypothermia units, vacuum regulators, computers, portable and bedside cardiac/pressure monitors and other specialized equipment. Has thorough understanding of proper working order of equipment and reports maintenance needs promptly. Is conscious of and participates in cost containment efforts. Contact with others Communicates in a courteous, accurate, and timely manner with: patient, family, significant others, physicians, visitors and other health care team members. Keeps private life and personal biases that may have negative impact on unit function separate from work issues. #

Position Summary

The Registered Nurse is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating a plan of patient care utilizing ANA Standards and the Nursing Process. Acts as a patient advocate. Provides support, information and direct care. Utilizes equipment and technology skillfully and is technically competent in nursing procedures. Educates patients and families on significant self care issues. The inventory, distribution/delivery of medications may be required. The inventory, distribution/delivery of medications may be required.

Position Requirements

Education

* Licensed and currently registered to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland or Delaware.

Mental Demands

* Demonstrates organizational ability by using time and equipment effectively.
* Works under pressure of time and accuracy, often in stressful situations.
* Works with patients and families in crisis situations and emotional/mental alterations.
* Demonstrates skill and accuracy in written and oral communications.
* Frequently works with grieved, despondent, angry and mentally disturbed patients.
* Takes necessary immediate action when handling personnel problems.

Responsibilities for Assets

* Works with numerous expensive and complex instruments which may include IV controllers, hypothermia units, vacuum regulators, computers, portable and bedside cardiac/pressure monitors and other specialized equipment.
* Has thorough understanding of proper working order of equipment and reports maintenance needs promptly.
* Is conscious of and participates in cost containment efforts.

Contact with others

* Communicates in a courteous, accurate, and timely manner with: patient, family, significant others, physicians, visitors and other health care team members.
* Keeps private life and personal biases that may have negative impact on unit function separate from work issues.