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RN - The Maples Facility

Company: The Maples
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Maples, a residential program that focuses on helping teenage girls who are struggling with their mental health, including trauma, disordered eating, and/or substance abuse, is seeking a qualified RN. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Functioning as the Charge RN for their assigned shift, is responsible for providing the nursing care delivery system and supervising the clinical programming during assigned shift. Assures that the nursing care provided remains compatible and reflects the ANA standards for psychiatric-mental health service provision
During assigned shift, is responsible for supervising LPNs, CNA's and/or Mental Health Technicians.
Implementation of a high-quality treatment program, overall management of the hospital and supervision of nursing and clinical staff.
Serves to assist the DON as the liaison between the program staff and medical staff of the hospital, during assigned shift.
Assists the DON in budget compliance and assuring staffing guidelines are achieved in the provision of professional nursing services to meet patient needs
Assists with nursing Performance Improvement contributions to problem identification, investigation, actions and monitoring of resolutions in effecting patient care and customer satisfaction systems.
Participates in the development and implementation of the Plan of Care in coordination with other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team.
Facilitates appropriate nursing action(s) in response to administrative directives and a changing healthcare environment.
Delegates assignments to Certified Nursing Assistants and/or Mental Health Technicians and assists Director of Nursing by providing input into their annual performance evaluations.
Participates, as directed by the DON, in the QAPI plan, Infection Control initiatives, risk management data collection, clinical chart audits and assures that all deficiencies and clearly identified for compliance.
Performs other duties and special projects as required.
Facilitates and documents Admission Assessment on all new patients admitted on their assigned shift.
Administers individual nursing care as ordered by the physician.
Facilitates nursing psycho-education groups as needed and ordered by the physician.
Provides individual patient education as ordered by the physician.
Assures timely and accurate clinical documentation for all nursing clinical services provided.
Manages medication administration, monitoring and storage of medication.
Performs a physical nursing evaluation on every patient assigned during their assigned shift and document status on the Patient Status Assessment.
When they occur during assigned shift, attends treatment team meetings and provides nursing input into patient treatment planning.
Updates and maintains multi-disciplinary treatment plan.
Coordinates with ancillary support services: Dietary, Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, Psychological Services, etc.
Administers Respiratory Care as ordered by MD including, but not limited to: continuous flow oxygen, nebulizer treatments, oral suction to include tracheostomy tube.
Obtains needed resources to address patient care needs such as: emergency medical treatment and transfers, medications, medical treatment, etc.
Communicates to the physician when medical complications arise outside of the scope of hospital services, obtaining orders from MD and facilitating transfer of patient when applicable.
Administers medication and assures all MD orders are followed and documented accordingly during the assigned shift. QUALIFICATIONS Must have Registered Nurse Licensure in the state of operation.
Bachelor's, Associate degree or diploma in nursing with documented evidence of educational program focused on treating psychiatric patients.
At least 2 years of nursing experience, 1 year of which was providing nursing care to the mentally ill, OR receive regular documented supervision/consultation from a Master's prepared psychiatric nurse.
Certification in Basic Life Support required.
Certification in non-violent crisis intervention. What makes The Maples a great choice? At Beacon, we are growing family and we understand the importance of striking a balance between family and professional life. It is our goal to provide full-time employees with: Competitive salary
Professional development training available
Comprehensive benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401k
Work-life balance
Organizational growth opportunities
Rewards and Employee Recognition programs Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Pre-employment screenings and verification of credentials (if applicable) is required prior to start date. Beacon uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Beacon is Equal Opportunity Employer.

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