RN/Behavioral Health Unit

Employer
United Medical Center
Location
Washington, DC
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Closes
Aug 22, 2019
Ref
ccb1e21520
Specialty
Behavioral Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Minimum Work Experience:

1 Year(s)

Responsibilities:

1. Observe assigned Patients on a daily basis to identify, interpret, and document physical and emotional status and/or patterns, such as assaultive or suicidal behavior, and response to treatment or medication; as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assist in formulating a diagnosis.

2. Develope and implementing individualized patient treatment plans based on observations.

3. Provide crisis intervention to those individuals experiencing acute episodes.

4. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes.

5. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions.

6. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs.

7. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice.

8. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge.

9. Role model organizational skills adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time.

10. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores.

Qualifications:

  1. Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.


  1. Current registered DC license.


  1. CPR Certified and ACLS Certification.

Company Description

The Not for- Profit Hospital Corporation, commonly known as United Medical Center (UMC), is a District of Columbia government hospital serving Southeast DC and surrounding Maryland communities. United Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. United Medical Center offers our professional team members great benefit packages and competitive salaries. United Medical Center does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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