Staff RN - 12 Hr - ROX Psych Acute Adult in Philadelphia, PA at Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

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Job Description



Overview

Founded in 1890, Roxborough Memorial Hospital has a long tradition of providing high quality and compassionate care. As a 141-bed acute care hospital, Roxborough Memorial serves the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest Philadelphia communities. A recipient of the prestigious Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for four years in a row (2016-2018), Roxborough Memorial serves the community with emergency services, offers a convenient express care for urgent care needs and has been recognized for its cardiology services as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack and heart failure by Healthgrades. Roxborough Memorial Hospital strives to improve the overall health of those in the communities we serve by making Roxborough Memorial Hospital an excellent place to work and to receive care.

Responsibilities

Registered nurses (RNs) perform basic duties that include treating patients, educating patients about mental and medical conditions, and providing advice and emotional support to patients and/or family members, running therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients. RNs record patients medical histories and symptoms, help to perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. RNs teach patients and their families how to manage their illness or injury, diet and exercise programs, and self-administration of medication and physical therapy. Other related duties.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Must have current and valid State license as a Registered Nurse

  • BLS upon hire and maintain current.

  • Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.

  • Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatient and outpatient behavioral health units.

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

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