Psych travel RN needed in Clive, Iowa
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Shifts: 12 Hour Shift
Number of openings: 4
The Staff Nurse (R.N.) is a registered professional nurse who
prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates patient care through
collaborative efforts with health team members in accordance with
the nursing process and the standards of care and practices.
Assessment Document patient information and nursing care in the
provision of nursing services.
Document, assess, and reassess any significant changes in the
patient's condition in compliance with facility policy.
Report any signs or symptoms of infection in patients to Medical
Provider and the Infection Control Nurse.
Verify the accuracy of patient records.
RN State (IA) License status must be currently active.
Knowledge of psychiatric and medical nursing procedures is
Knowledge of all code procedures.
Knowledge of Mental Health Laws and Child
Abuse/Neglect/Maltreatment laws, and the DHS provider agreement as
Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet
Skill in telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and
Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.
Ability to use good judgement and to maintain confidentiality of
Ability to work as a team player.
Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and
Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and
Ability to recognize the importance of adapting to the various
patient age groups to which assigned (ranging from preschool to
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency
Physical, Mental and Special Demands:
Ability to sit and stand (one-third of the shift) and walk
(two-thirds of the shift).
Ability to reach above, at or below waist height, kneel, bend,
stoop, turn, twist, and throw (occasionally to frequently).
Ability to see well enough to read charts, treatment plans and
Ability to hear well enough to detect noises on the unit and have
the ability to discern odors.
Ability to frequently lift and carry 10 lbs.; occasionally 20-50
Ability to frequently push/pull wheeled carts from 100-200 lbs.
Ability to manipulate small and large tools (electric thermometer,
telephone, wheelchair, blood pressure cuffs, walkers, paper punch,
addressograph, restraints, staplers, EKG machine, copy machine,
Ability to spend 95% of the work day inside in temperatures varying
from 60 --90 - F., where noise levels range from low to high and
the ability to spend 5% of the work day outside in temperatures
varying from -20 --110 - F.
Ability to frequently handle hazardous/infectious waste.
Ability to don and doff personal protective equipment (PPE).
Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently
used for cleaning, where mechanical and electrical hazards may
occasionally be present and where dust, mist and steam are
frequently generated in housekeeping tasks.
Ability to work at a rapid pace and perform a variety of repetitive
Ability to respond to exposure to blood and body fluids.
Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing
required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
A minimum of three (3) years' experience in a psychiatric
health-care facility preferred.
Currently licensed to practice by the Iowa State Board of
CPR certification and training in appropriate use of Seclusion and
Restraint within 30 days of employment. Successful completion of
Handle with Care training and Service Excellence Training within 30
days of employment. Certifications may be obtained during new hire
Required for Onboarding
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