Delphi Health Group

Registered Nurse

US-FL-West Palm Beach
2 months ago
ID
2017-1179
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical

Overview

The Registered Nurse provides comprehensive nursing care services utilizing skills of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation and promotes the maintenance of quality physical health. Additionally, he/she is expected to provide supervision to other members of the nursing team and function as a contributing member of the multidisciplinary team.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:    

 

  1. Implements the nursing process, as it relates to substance abuse, demonstrating skills in assessment (including admission assess), preliminary treatment planning, implementation and evaluation.
  2. Adheres to safe practice of medication administration in compliance with medication policy. Facilitates medication education and other patient education utilizing good theoretical knowledge of subject matter and effective communication skills in delivering material.
  3. Facilitates primary nurse interviews demonstrating knowledge of substance abuse.
  4. Completes all documentation including assessments, summaries, treatment plans and progress notes maintaining compliance with the policies and procedures of the facility and its regulating agencies.
  5. Collaborates with physicians and the treatment team when making decisions about patient's need for nursing care. Plans and implements the nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders, policies and procedures of the facility, and safe nursing practice.
  6. Demonstrates ability to intervene appropriately with patients who are in crisis, utilizing de-escalation skills.
  7. Works as a team on the nursing unit. (Utilizes supervisory feedback to improve performance, attends in services etc…)
  8. Performs supervision, evaluations, and disciplinary action for Nursing Support staff.
  9. Participates as a team player in The Palm Beach staff milieu.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. Registered and currently licensed to practice in Florida. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; preference given to those with a baccalaureate degree, and one (1) year of psychiatric or chemical dependency nursing experience desired.
  2. Physical Limitations:
    1. Able to walk and work standing on feet up to 75% of each shift.
    2. Must have high level of mobility necessary to assist patient’s needs. Able to lift up to 50 pounds (i.e. Luggage).

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