RN - Behavioral Health in National City, CA at PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    2400 East 4th Street
    National City, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/7/2018

Job Description

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.