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RN - Behavioral Health in San Diego, CA at ALVARADO HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    6655 Alvarado Road
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/9/2018

Job Description

BECAUSE OF THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, ONLY THE FIRST 20 CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. 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. The Registered Nurse provides direct care in the behavioral health setting. Communicates with physicians / Nurse Director / Coworkers, as appropriate about changes in the patients clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.