Adult Unit - Registered Nurse


Dominion Hospital, the only freestanding mental health care facility in Northern Virginia, leads the region in short-term mental health services for children age 5-12, adolescents age 13-17 and adults age 18 and older, as well as therapeutic programs for eating disorders through our Reflections Eating Disorders Treatment Center

When round-the-clock monitoring is needed, our inpatient program offers 24-hour nursing care and full psychiatric services in a safe and structured environment. Medical supervision by highly qualified mental health professionals means you receive appropriate individual assessment, intervention, education, supportive therapies and discharge planning.

  • Coordination of care with physician.
  • Actively collaborates with other units and program staff, physicians and members of other department to facilitate provision of optimal patient care.
  • Provide patient education while administering medication.
  • Practice safe medication administration consistent scanning of patient and medications.
  • Scan all medications and patients using eMar.
  • Follow facility established guidelines for reconciliation of medications on admission, during transfer and at discharge
  • Assign and conduct appropriate individual and group interventions within the milieu for behavioral and safe management of patients.
  • Maintains appropriate boundaries.
  • Demonstrate least restrictive interventions appropriately



Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program
  • Licensure: Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or compact state.
  • Certifications: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required and Crisis Prevention Institute required as a part of the general hospital orientation.
  • One year experience in psychiatric nursing preferred

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