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RN GeroPsych PRN

Company: Jackson Purchase Medical Center
Location: Mayfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Description - External
JOB SUMMARY
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Reports to: Director of Senior Behavioral Health
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Completes physical and mental health assessments
Observes and reports behavioral changes
Helps patients improve their coping abilities
Works with patients' families to help improve the patient's abilities and help them deal with family member's mental illness.
NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Review and comply with LifePoint Code of Conduct and all relevant Company and Division policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Education
Associate's degree Required
Bachelor's degree -Preferred
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Licenses: Registered Nurse licensed to work in the State of Kentucky.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Jackson Purchase Medical Center, Clarksville , RN GeroPsych PRN, Healthcare , Mayfield, Tennessee

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