Registered Nurse - Primary Therapist
Clifton Springs, New York
At Rochester Regional Health, we know that delivering the best care means empowering nurses throughout every stage of their career. We’ve created a unique environment that fosters professional development and personal growth for our team members including a clinical ladder, competitive pay and benefits, and support for continuing education. It’s our way of investing in those who care.
THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SIGN-ON BONUS!
As a Registered Nurse – Primary Therapist, your compassionate, patient focused care and demonstrated knowledge of pharmacotherapy treatment and assessment permits patients to be administered psychotropic medications, allowing them the highest quality of life.
STATUS: Full-Time (40 Hours)
LOCATION: Clifton Springs Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health
SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday/Day Shift
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
Strong analytical, computer and communication skills
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Evaluation & Planning. Assess patient’s current mental status and ability to follow medical recommendations; formulate a comprehensive treatment plan integrating comprehensive information from the client, chart and other appropriate sources and evaluate intervention of prescribed psychotropic medications; monitor patient’s response to psychotropic medications; develop discharge criteria for termination of the patient from treatment
Patient Care. Provide psychotropic medication education and materials to patient and family members; collaborate with patient and others to review objectives and outcomes of care; engage in therapeutic relationships that focus on patient’s needs and provide a structured process for patient to reach objectives outlined in the treatment plan
Documentation. Accurately document data obtained from psychotropic needs assessment of patient and of collaborations with primary care providers, psychiatrists and other health team members; document all treatment contacts accurately and in accordance with BHN policy
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA); RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
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