Psych travel RN needed in Portsmouth, Virginia
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
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
Administers medications and performs treatments/procedures in
compliance with facility and nursing services, policies, and
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
Good verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and
programs as necessary, ability to maintain confidentiality of
Demonstrates knowledge of risk factors for violence and determining
potential for violent acting out and ability to assess
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
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
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
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
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
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