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RN - Behavioral Health

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Rushville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYThe R.N. maintains quality patient care through consistent standards of nursing practice in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Utilizes the nursing process: assess, diagnosis, plan, implement and evaluate to execute appropriate individual patient care. Responsible for orientation, training/precepting, and mentoring of other staff on the unit. The R.N. is instrumental in providing an exceptional experience for patient and family.*SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR NEW GRAD AND EXPERIENCED NURSES!*STATUS: Full TimeLOCATION: Clifton Springs HospitalDEPARTMENT: CPEP - Behavioral HealthKey Responsibilities:
Provides high-quality, patient-centered, clinical care:Assessment:

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessment of the patient, utilizing appropriate data (i.e. physical, psychological, educational and risk-screen data appropriate for the chronological / developmental age of the patient).
  • Demonstrates very good clinical judgment and advanced assessment skills in responding to priority patient needs.
  • Communicates and documents assessment of patient with the interdisciplinary team. Utilizes all available resources in order to meet the needs of the patient and family.Planning:
    • Develops and documents plan of care, treatment and services which is individualized and appropriate for the patient needs, strengths, limitations and goals.
    • Includes the interdisciplinary health team as needed.
    • Demonstrates effective communication with patient / family and interdisciplinary team.Implementation:
      • Provides care, treatment and services in collaboration with interdisciplinary health team.
      • Maintains an appropriate nurse-patient relationship.
      • Complies with organizational policies, procedures and protocols including policies governing safety, medication administration and documentation.
      • Initiates and documents individualized education plan for the patient and family based on identified learning needs.Evaluations:
        • Evaluates, communicates and documents patient responses to care.
        • Revises plan of care based on ongoing evaluations and updates documentation appropriately.Education:
          • Ensures the patient and family receive and understand education / training specific to their needs and abilities using the teach back method for evaluation and documents appropriately.Demonstrates compassion, leadership and professionalism:
            • Assumes responsibility and accountability on the unit / patient care team.
            • Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team.
            • Demonstrates understanding of variable staffing patterns and manages to productivity targets.
            • Actively participates on a unit based or hospital wide committee.
            • Actively participates in at least one performance improvement activity either unit-based or hospital-based annually.
            • Demonstrates knowledge of legal aspects of nursing as evidenced by documentation and professional behaviors.
            • Delegates appropriate responsibilities to assigned nurses and ancillary staff.
            • Demonstrates ability to manage job related stressors and constructive feedback during intra/interdepartmental relations.
            • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting staffing needs throughout the organization.
            • Participates in problem-solving activities at the unit level by identifying the problem and collaboratively working toward resolution.
            • Provides input regarding protocols, policies and procedures to immediate supervisor.Performance improvement / evidence based practice / research
              • Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based practice within specialty area and identifies opportunities for performance improvement.
              • Participates and utilizes the performance improvement process to improve clinical practice.
              • Completes at least one clinical research utilization (CRU) form for submission to Nursing Research Department utilizing a research article from the last 5 years from research performed in the United States. Compliance
                • Annually meets the minimum requirements of the R.N III according to the clinical ladder policy.
                • Completes mandatory in-services and health screens in timely manner.
                • Completes Preceptor Training.
                • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.Training / Precepting
                  • Provides training / precepting for new team members on the unit.
                  • Demonstrates ability to interact and communicate effectively with nursing students and other students shadowing on the unit.
                  • Provides mentoring to others on the unit to ensure the best clinical outcome is reached.
                  • Acts as a resource for other team members for both clinical and non-clinical matters.
                  • Identifies and assists other team members in identifying learning needs and communicates to appropriate resource.
                  • Demonstrates competency in required skills as well as EMR related skills and knowledge.Minimum Qualifications:
                    • Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required or Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing preferred.
                    • Minimum of 6 months experience as a registered nurseRequired Licensure/Certification Skills:
                      • Registered Nurse license in New York State.
                      • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.EDUCATION AS: Nursing (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA); RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Rochester , RN - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Rushville, New York

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