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Registered Nurse (RN)

Las Vegas, NV

Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is currently looking for full time Registered Nurses (RN).  This position is expected to deliver quality general/psychiatric nursing care to patients who are hospitalized for treatment of psychiatric or emotional disorders; to support the hospital and program philosophy of care; to ensure the safety and well-being of each patient.

 

Key Responsibilities :

  • Assesses/re-assesses by collecting and analyzing data through a systematic process of interaction with patients, patient’s significant other, and the appropriate health care providers regarding the patient’s physical, psychological, environmental, self-care, educational, spiritual, cultural, and anticipated discharge needs.
  • Ability to perform suicide assessments and understands suicide precautions.
  • Identifies and incorporates each patient’s unique needs into a comprehensive and individualized care plan.
  • Identifies and includes into the care plan of each patient the disease, condition, impairment or disability.
  • Evaluates each patients care against the goals and plan of care and revises the care plan periodically, as needed.
  • Accurate documentation that meets current standards and policies.
  • Treats and cares for patients competently and as based on current developmental theories and psychiatric nursing knowledge and standards.
  • Understands a wide range of psychosocial, cognitive and/or developmental disorders and physical disabilities.
  • Rounds on patients, ensuring patient care and environment that optimizes patient safety.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medication management to ensure patient care and reduce the likelihood of medical/health errors..

 

Education/Licensure:

  • Current Nevada RN License
  • ADN / BSN or equivalent

Contact Info

Send resume or CV to Karen Birmingham at karen.birmingham@desertparkway.com