Position: Psychiatric RN, Per Diem


Position Title: Psychiatric RN, Per Diem

Program: New Haven County

Position Type: Per Diem


Responsibilities

  • Obtains physician orders for all care rendered and communicates changes to supervisor or physician as appropriate. Provides skilled nursing treatments and medications as ordered by the patient’s physician
  • Performs regular evaluation of client’s progress, takes prompt action when any change in the client’s condition is noted or reported, and discharges client from care when goals are attained.
  • Develops written plan of care for home health aide services and ensures adequate orientation and supervision of home health aides assigned to patients.
  • Provides complete and accurate documentation of nursing care. Ensures the clinical record appropriately reflects client condition. Submits all documentation in time frame outlined by agency policies.
  • Communicates necessary information at end of shift to relieving caregiver.
  • Maintains clinical knowledge appropriate for provision of services to specific patient population as assigned.
  • Maintains knowledge of community resources.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Current licensed nurse (RN) in the State of Connecticut
  • Diploma in Nursing, Associate degree in Nursing, or Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
  • Two years of in-patient psychiatric experience, medical/surgical experience is highly desirable
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile.

 


An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer