Acadia Healthcare RN in Magee, Mississippi

  • Demonstrate teamwork through seeking, accepting, and presenting new ideas with vision, foresight and

  • patient sensitivity.

  • Perform job within productivity guidelines of job description while being cost effective, conserving

  • resources, timely completing and following through on tasks according to established procedures and directions.

  • Assess situations and respond appropriately through prioritization and organization of tasks in order to achieve positive outcomes.

  • Demonstrate competence by giving appropriate rationale for actions taken.

  • Demonstrate competence in correctly giving prescribed medication.

  • Report pertinent information and/or changes in patient condition to physician, DON, and/or on-call nurse as appropriate and in a timely manner.

  • Participate in treatment team meetings and reviews as assigned.

  • Demonstrate clinical knowledge of psychiatric nursing and maintain the highest quality of comprehensive patient care.

  • Utilize the nursing process which includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation.

  • Demonstrate professional skills and perform the tasks needed to maintain a therapeutic milieu and optimum patient care.

  • Demonstrate behavior that is consistent with leadership.

  • Document nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to patients' progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner (i.e., I/A reports, EPS, AIMS, worker's compensation reports, restraint/seclusion, etc.)

  • Transcribe physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Complete medication discrepancy form and notify doctor when they occur.

  • Complete shift report sheet daily and report staffing problems to DON.

  • Follows all safety policies and adhere to all worker's compensation program guidelines.

  • Complete admission nursing assessments, quarterly nursing assessments and annual nursing assessments as required by regulatory agencies.

  • Complete individualized nursing care plans as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.