RN - Adult Behavioral Health (Full Time, 40, Evening/Night)

RN - Adult Behavioral Health (Full Time, 40, Evening/Night)

The Queen's Medical Center | Honolulu, HI, 96814, US

Posted 13 days ago

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Description

Scope of Service

Kekela is a 25 bed acute closed inpatient adult psychiatric unit. Patients are 18 years of age and older. Patients admitted to the unit are at moderate-to-high risk for assault, suicide, or self-harm. The most common diagnoses of the patients on the unit are schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. 

Responsibilities

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for coordinating clinical care of patient.  Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering.  Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling.  Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting.  Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi;  lifting:  horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.;  carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending,  kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.

III.     TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Inside work.  Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases.  Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic.  Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors.  Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A. Education/Certification and Licensure:
1.Licensure:  Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii
2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.
4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively.

Additional Requirements

Additional Requirements for Experienced RN:

A.   EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

  • N/A


B.   EXPERIENCE:

  • 12 months Adult Psychiatric RN experience in the last 5 years.


 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet