Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: Rogers Behavioral Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 23, 2021
$7,500 Sign-On Bonus with retention agreement!
Our RN's are an important part of the Interdisciplinary Team here
Modes of treatment utilized include group therapy, individual
supportive therapy, behavior modification, pharmacology, and
Nursing care is implemented by a primary nursing model.
Nurses working in this area do not necessarily need experience in
psychiatry, BUT must have an interest in this area.
This position is open to experienced RNs and new grad nurses. All
nurses new to Rogers Behavioral Health, regardless of experience,
will receive an extensive orientation.
Rogers Nursing Highlights
Nursing Scholarships available for Rogers employees working on
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Loan Forgiveness Program
Day shift Clinic Hours 32/hours a week
Job Duties & Responsibilities :
Complete initial assessments and documents as required.
Collect, record and analyze, within prescribed timeframe, pertinent
data for admission assessment according to Hospital policy,
Patient strengths and limitations that can be addressed in reaching
Cultural, spiritual, and ethnic factors that may impact on
patient's course of treatment.
Patient needs that are to be addressed at discharge;
History of medication compliance, reactions and current schedule;
Age-specific data regarding the patient's individual needs.
Involve patient's support systems (family, friends) in assessment
Observe and document the patient's interaction with family and
friends as it is pertinent to the patient's treatment.
Obtain assessment data from support systems, when appropriate,
regarding the patient's history and individual needs.
Act as an advocate for patients.
Explain patient's rights so they can understand, and obtain
Provide the patient with information, and obtain their signature on
Act as a patient advocate, use knowledge of patient rights and
responsibilities, and protect patient's privacy and
Assist in patient orientation process.
Know and employ Hospital policies and procedures regarding unit
safety, the necessity of gown/contraband search on admission, and
carry out the process in a respectful manner.
Remain sensitive to individual patient/family stressors upon
admission while providing pertinent unit information.
Initiate and update treatment plan and documentation as
Participate in planning and modifying the patient's plan of
Evaluate data obtained by others by reviewing patient's treatment
plan and multi-disciplinary assessment for assigned patients.
Participate in care conferences (staffings) and represent the
nursing care component of the treatment plan to others at the
Develop and interpret plan of care with the patient/family,
updating it as indicated.
Write clear, concise and obtainable treatment goals on the
treatment plan for each problem.
Review the treatment plan as goals are achieved, changed or
On an ongoing basis, identify, interpret and document information
collected in nursing interview, observation, physical assessment
and diagnostic data, and confer with other health care
professionals, as appropriate.
Review current lab data and follow-up with doctor.
Evaluate potential for falls and initiate fall precautions, as
Identify potential for self-abuse, suicidality and/or assaultive
Develop age-appropriate interventions for the patient's plan of
Assess changes in patient status and document interventions
Demonstrate safe and correct medication administration by:
Accuracy in medication administration: right patient, right
medication, right dose, right time, and right route.
Maintaining current knowledge of the medication's purpose and
effects for each patient, as demonstrated by correct documentation
of medication, as well as observations about responses to
Accurately transcribing and implementing physician medication
Maintaining a continual awareness of monitoring the expected and
unexpected medication efforts including adverse drug reactions,
drug/drug or drug/food interactions, or other unexpected
consequences of the medication.
Regularly conducting and documenting patient education about
Maintaining current knowledge about new pharmacologic products,
including new medications or medications with new uses/therapeutic
Identify potential patient care problems, abrupt changes or
impending instability in the patient's condition, and exercise
leadership to intervene appropriately and prevent adverse patient
Use appropriate de-escalation techniques: quiet room; locked
Identify extra pyramidal side-effects/neuroleptic malignant
Identify significant cardiac and/or respiratory symptoms requiring
immediate medical intervention.
Identify health education needs of the patient/family that will be
addressed before discharge.
Implement age-appropriate teaching interventions to meet these
Document in the patient record and treatment plan.
Organize patient care activities and interventions according to
patient priorities and preferences, needs of the unit, and time
Implement patient care based on established care plans, Hospital
policies and procedures, and unit standards of care, incorporating
the patient's age-specific and cultural needs, as appropriate.
As requested, and contingent on qualified medical professional
(QMP) designation, assure that all admissions, transfers, and other
related patient care activities are delivered in accordance with
Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) and associated
Adhere to the Nursing department and Hospital's standards of
nursing practice and standards of patient care.
Protect patients, visitors and staff from environmental hazards by
adhering to safety and infection control standards.
Contribute to Nursing and Hospital functions through active
participation on committees and attendance at designated
communicate pertinent information regarding unit status and
manage the therapeutic milieu and use sound clinical judgment and
Plan patient care assignments that facilitate continuity of care
within the unit guidelines and are based on patient needs, unit
activity, and nursing staff qualifications;
Ensure the unit is kept in an orderly fashion.
Serve as a role model for peers and others in effective use of
communication, teaching and leadership skills.
Supervise and delegate tasks to LPN/psychiatric technician, taking
into account their educational preparation and demonstrated
Provide complete acuity monitors to the Patient Accounts
department, to assist in accurate billing.
Maintain a primary caseload, according to unit standards, and
provide direction for patient care.
Demonstrate understanding of Joint Commission and other regulatory
agency compliance regulations.
Education/Training Requirements :
Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) preferred. Registered nurse
licensed by State Board of Nursing in the state of employment.
License must be in good standing with the State Board of Nursing in
the state of employment
American Health Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification
or is required within thirty (30) days of date-of-hire. Bi-annual
re-certification is required.
Formal training in management of the aggressive patient is required
within sixty (60) days of date-of-hire. Annual re-certification is
Previous psychiatric experience with children, adolescents and
adults is preferred.
At the Hospital's discretion, may be required to hold a qualified
medical professional (QMP) designation. Must be deemed competent to
serve as a QMP, as outlined in the Medical Staff bylaws of Rogers
Memorial Hospital. This designation is evaluated and potentially
renewed at least annually, based on results of the QMP job
Employees at the Child/Adolescent Day Treatment programs licensed
under HFS -40 are required to have either training in psychiatric
nursing, including training in work with children with mental
health disorders, or one (1) year of experience working in a
clinical setting with these child
Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for
positions of 30 hours or more per week.
Childcare reimbursement offered for positions of 20 hours or more
Gainshare bonus based on company goals.
401k with matching contribution that is fully vested from day
Loan relief, tuition reimbursement and scholarship
ABOUT ROGERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Rogers Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit
provider of highly specialized psychiatric care. Rogers offers
evidence-based treatment for children, teens, and adults with OCD
and anxiety, addiction, depression, and other mood disorders,
eating disorders, trauma, and PTSD. Backed by more than a century
of experience, Rogers is leading the way on measurement-based care
and use of clinical outcomes.
Rogers provides residential care and has three inpatient facilities
located in southeastern Wisconsin. Rogers also offers outpatient
services in a growing network of communities across the U.S.
The System also includes - Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation ,
which supports patient care, programs, and research; and - Rogers
In Health , an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of
mental health challenges. For more information, visit -
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