• Calvert Memorial Hospital
  • Calvert Health System Prince Frederick Maryland 20678 US
  • Dec 19, 2018
Other Nursing

Job Description

    • Reports to:
      • Director, Behavioral Health
    • Job Summary:
      • To assess, plan, implement the nursing care to meet the patients' needs, by following the appropriate policy and procedures of the assigned department.
      • To render behavioral nursing care to the patients on the behavioral health unit.
    • Education:
      • Position requires an associate's degree (A.A) or diploma program.
    • Registration/Certification/Licensure:
      • Registered Nurse Certification; State Licensure
    • Experience:
      • Position requires minimum of one year hospital experience, would prefer Psych experience.
    • Other Requirements:
      • Physically able to place patient in therapeutic hold/apply mechanical restraints to potentially combative/acting out individuals.
        Maintains unit specific and hospital competencies in accordance with policy requirements.
      • Maintains unit-specific and hospital competencies, mandatory learning, and any clinical certifications required in accordance with the Staff Education and Training policy GA-057 and/or any other department requirements.
    • FLSA Status:
      • Non-Exempt
    • Populations Served/Patient Care Responsibilities
      • Teens (13-17 years)
      • Adult (18-64 years)
      • Geri (65 and up)
    • Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Performs and documents delivery of nursing care via the nursing process: assessment, problem identification, planning, nursing interventions, and evaluation.
      • Practices within nursing standards of practice and follows CalvertHealth policies and procedures.
      • Utilizes a multi disciplinary approach to determining and executing the most effective plan of care.
      • Adheres to policies and procedures for medication administration and documentation.
      • Performs duties according to established standards for population served.
      • Provides individualized patient/family education.
      • Delegates authority and responsibility effectively to provide safe patient care.
      • Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals.