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Registered Nurse - Part-Time

Company: Oklahoma Mental Health Council
Location: Weatherford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Provides nursing care and coordinates medical/psychiatric care for clients. Provides clients with continuity of care. Essential Functions * Performs nursing assessments in order to identify client's needs and plan of care * Provides treatment for existing and emergency health care conditions * Assesses medical appropriateness for admission and continually assesses throughout clients' stay * Consults with Psychiatrist if change in medical status occurs with referral to more appropriate level of care * Administers medication and maintains clinical charts * Observes, records, and initiates orders, maintains inventory (including injections) and uses appropriate action concerning client reaction to medication and therapeutic procedures * Monitors activities and job duties of Mental Health Assistants/Technicians assigned to their shifts * Reviews and monitors client's progress through supervision and disposition of cases; confers with other programs/agencies, doctors, etc. as required regarding client welfare * Documents completed according to nursing standards of care, agency policy and procedures * Assists in assessment of clients' mental status on a daily basis, including RN health wellness exams * Performs a variety of professional medical nursing duties under the direction and supervision of the Psychiatrist; collects of routine laboratory specimen, administers injectable medications, administers emergency medication, communicates with pharmacies regarding doctor's orders for medications and related duties * Counts and documents locked as-needed medications * Supports and assists with the facilitation of Care Plans for consumers within the Red Rock Health Team * Educates clients to possible side effects of injectable medications * Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications * Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oklahoma * Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills * Demonstrated experience in use of physical assessment skills and the ability to handle medical emergencies * Must be able to work shift-work * One year experience preferred * Knowledge and experience working with administration of psychotropic medications, preferred * Knowledge of psychiatric nursing, practices, techniques and procedures, preferred * Experience working in a psychiatric setting, preferred * Certification in mental health nursing a plus Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.

Keywords: Oklahoma Mental Health Council, Oklahoma City , Registered Nurse - Part-Time, Healthcare , Weatherford, Oklahoma

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