Nurse-Inpatient Mental Health - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Mental Health
Company: Oklahoma City VA Medical Center
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Nurse-Inpatient Mental Health - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:
This is an Open Continuous announcement until December 30, 2022.
Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies
There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, an inpatient
behavioral health unit and geriatric-psychiatric unit. The
inpatient psychiatry unit is a 25 bed unit specializing in the care
of acute mentally ill patients. The major diagnoses consist of
major depressive disorders, PTSD, anxiety disorders, alcohol and
substance abuse. There are provisions available for female
veterans. Psychiatrists, residents, nurses, and social workers make
up the treatment teams. Nursing staff facilitates therapeutic
groups on this unit.
The registered nurse provides care and counseling of persons in the
promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and
injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic
data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and
evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health
problems through such services as case finding, health teaching,
- Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on
- Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on
patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and
family education, patient self-management after discharge, and
supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction.
- Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age
and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and
- Administers medications and procedures per established policies
- Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the
- Core elements of performance include knowledge and active
participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes
and initiatives as well as customer service programs.
- Monitor daily missed med reports and undocumented PRN
effectiveness reports for assigned patients before transferring
care to oncoming shift.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
Financial Disclosure Report:
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