Calvert Health System Prince Frederick Maryland 20678 US
Dec 19, 2018
JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS
Director, Behavioral Health
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.
Position requires an associate's degree (A.A) or diploma program.
Registered Nurse Certification; State Licensure
Position requires minimum of one year hospital experience, would prefer Psych experience.
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.
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 CMH 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.