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RN - Psychiatric - PRN

Company: Memorial Medical Center
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. -Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Memorial Medical Center is a 199-bed hospital offering a spectrum of care, including diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.Where We Are:From national parks and monuments to one of the top-rated farmer's markets in the country, Las Cruces offers a world filled with natural wonder, year-round excitement and historic proportions of fun. We are known for our safe and affordable living conditions, outstanding educational system, and friendly people.Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • And much more---Position Summary:
    • 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.
    • Encourages patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, 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.
    • Promotes and supports interventions to ensure patient's rights are protected, acting as an advocate for patients and
      their families. This includes efforts to minimize and ensure the appropriate use and management of restraint.
    • Embraces and actively engages in ongoing efforts to provide optimal customer service to provide immediate
      resolution of patient/customer concerns and complaints.
    • Demonstrates awareness of ethical/legal issues as applied to patients, self and others.
    • Articulates and models the values of caring and demonstrates a Patient Centered Focus.
    • Assesses patient's pain and/or level of comfort and provides prompt intervention specific to the patient's needs.
    • Accepts and embodies the role of leader at the point of care delivery. Maintains a focus on care and service to
      patients and families.
    • Facilitates daily nurse-led groups while managing the milieu and ensuring each client's psychological, physical, and
      spiritual safety. Encourages participation from each member. Documents client behavior and group participation in
      the EHR and communicates progress or concerns to the appropriate behavioral health team members. For those not
      in attendance, one-on-one education will be provided. The nurse will also document the group in the group tracking
    • Assigns duties to Mental Health Techs as needed and is ultimately responsible for ensuring Q15's are completed on
      time.Minimum Requirements:
      • Graduate of a School of Nursing program
      • Experience in an acute care facility -preferred - - - - - - -
      • Certification/Licensure: - Current New Mexico or compact RN license required. - - Current CPR required.
        • For Behavioral Health: - Conflict Resolution course required within 90 days of hire. -
        • For New Hires: - Required certification must be obtained within (1) year of employment. - If currently certified, must maintain current certification.
        • Basic Life Support (BLS) is required - - - - -
        • ACLS: - is required for all areas where moderate sedation is performed.
        • Certification or completion courses must meet the standards of Memorial Medical Center.EEOC Statement:Memorial Medical Center 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.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces , RN - Psychiatric - PRN, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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