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Registered Nurse, Acute Psychiatry (94 A/B) - Waco, Texas - Psychiatric

Company: Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medica
Location: Waco
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Acute Psychiatry (94 A/B) - Waco, Texas

This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT & will remain open until October 17, 2022. The first cut-off date is July 22, 2022. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on a as-needed basis until positions are filled.

Applicants will remain active for 3 months after their initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.

The Acute Psychiatry Registered Nurse performs and on-going physical and nursing assessment according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Assesses, plans, and evaluates patient care needs. Carries out physician orders. Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs. Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient. Changes in patient's physiological, behavioral and medical status are recognized, reported and documented as they occur. Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. Instructs and educates patients and families. Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients. Orients and mentors new staff members.

Work Schedule: 3:30pm- 12 Midnight, 11:30pm- 8:00am, 7:30am- 4:00pm With alternate tours per facility need
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medica, Waco , Registered Nurse, Acute Psychiatry (94 A/B) - Waco, Texas - Psychiatric, Healthcare , Waco, Texas

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