Provides services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician; provides documentation to the Treatment Team of response to treatment and notifies all parties of clinical changes of condition; provides a safe and therapeutic environment for individuals experiencing an acute emergency related to a mental health disorder.
One (1) year of experience in psychiatric nursing, one (1) year of acute experience is required; graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician program, current licensure by the State of California; sensitivity to multi-cultural populations and issues; demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, knowledge of psychotropic medications and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the delivery of mental health services in the State of California. Must have valid CPR certification.
Provides safe, effective and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with clients.
Attends and participates in community meetings and groups.
Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift.
Completes the admission documentation including the problem list and the I.D. note.
Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Administers medication and treatments to clients.
Receives and presents change of shift report.
Monitors the monthly recap of physician orders, medication record and treatment records.
Reviews all medical and psychological reports. Informs the physician and nursing administrator of any abnormalities found in the client's condition or laboratory reports.
If you are interested please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 925-3490308. Thyank you!!
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