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Registered Nurse

Company: Red Rock Behavioral Health Services
Location: Norman
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryProvides 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 assignedQualifications
    • 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
      All Red Rock BHS employees are required to be fully vaccinated, as per Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services Standards, unless otherwise exempt.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesRed Rock Behavioral Health Services does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, marital/familial status, sexual orientation, or disability.


Keywords: Red Rock Behavioral Health Services, Norman , Registered Nurse, Other , Norman, Oklahoma

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