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Department: Gero-Psych Unit
Status: Full Time
Shift: Nights
Hours Per Shift: 12 Hour Shift
Job Details:
  • A professional nurse who possesses and demonstrates the ability to assess Geropsych patients using the nursing process.  Develops a Plan of Care that is consistent with the needs appropriate to the age of the patient.  Independently sets priorities and implements nursing activities in an accurate, safe, and timely manner.  Is able to delegate activities appropriately to other team members.  Evaluates and documents the effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions. Formulates, implements and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient.  Provides patient care in a cost effective high quality manner.

     

    Reports to: Clinical Director of Geropsychiatric Nursing Service

     

    Licence/Certification Required:  California RN licensure and Current American Heart Association BLS

    Experience Required: 1 year experience in acute hospital setting required.  Ability to work with patients with psychiatric diagnosis, co morbid medical disorders and conduct accurate needs assessment.



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