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Psych travel RN needed in Portsmouth, Virginia

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$1,805 weekly

Shifts: 7:00am to 7:00pm

The Registered Nurse is responsible for planning, directing, implementing, and evaluating all aspects of nursing care on an assigned unit for residents ages 05-18.
Adheres to Nursing Standards and Policies, Facility Policies and Procedures, the Nurse Practice Act, and maintains patient safety.
Essential Functions:
Responsible for nursing care based on the nursing process and in compliance with facility policies and procedures.
Monitors, reports, and documents the residents' behavior and physiological status.
Administers medications and performs treatments/procedures in compliance with facility and nursing services, policies, and procedures.
Assists residents to regain health & reduce episodes of illness through resident and family education.
Responsible for demonstrating clinical competence in the delivery of direct patient care and the implementation of the milieu management program.

Good verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and programs as necessary, ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information.
Demonstrates knowledge of risk factors for violence and determining potential for violent acting out and ability to assess suicidal/homicidal ideations.
An individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to verbally de-escalate and physically restrain when necessary.
Ability to perform CPR and First Aid and Handle with Care.
Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner.
Must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic.
Ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another.
Must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.
Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, and/or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.
Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly.
Hearing to perceive the nature of sound with no less than 40 db loss @ 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction.
Ability to perceive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands and fingers.
Must be able to set and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintain therapeutic boundaries during treatment and following discharge.

Education/ Experience:
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing, which confers RN, Associates Degree, or Diploma in Nursing.
Prefer experience with children and adolescents in psychiatric facilities or rehabilitation programs.

Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.
CPR certification and Handle with Care.


Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Portsmouth , Psych travel RN needed in Portsmouth, Virginia, Healthcare , Portsmouth, Virginia

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