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Psychiatric Registered Nurse Field Staff Position

Available Positions (1)

Category

Full Time

Location

Eunice

Description

The Psychiatric RN Field Clinician position will provide nursing care which includes:
  • comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation including assessment of social and emotional factors having an impact on the patient's health status
  • monitoring of patient's condition
  • health promotion and prevention
  • coordination of services
  • patient education
  • promotion of patient/family independence

Responsibilities

  • Provide or supervise skilled nursing services in accordance with physician's orders
  • Assess and regularly re-evaluate the nursing needs of the patient
  • Develop, initiate, implement, and update the plan of care as needed or at least every 60 days
  • Initiate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for he patient's care and safety
  • Prepare clinical notes and OASIS assessments
  • Coordinate services and inform physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's condition and needs
  • Observe and report patient's response to treatment and any changes in his/her condition to the physician and supervising registered nurse
  • Function as the patient advocate in all medical decisions affecting the patient
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of care
  • Plan for the patient's discharge from home care services

Requirements

  • Must hold a current license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Registered Nurse Examiner's without restrictions
  • Must have a minimum of one year experience as a registered nurse
  • Current CPR certification
  • Critical thinking skills, compassionate
  • Psychiatric nursing experience

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