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RN- Mental Health Outpatient Clinic

Company: Rogers Behavioral Health
Location: Cross Plains
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

Rogers Behavioral Health in Madison is excited to announce an open for an RN in our outpatient clinic.

Schedule: Days/early evening hours, 32 hours a week. Full benefits eligible role.

The registered nurse performs professional nursing activities in the care of patients so they may achieve or regain, and then maintain, maximum physical, emotional or social functions. Role functions are governed by the Nurse Practice Act, the Administrative Code (in the state of employment), as well as the professional standards for nursing practice, and the corresponding policies and procedures of Rogers Memorial Hospital (Rogers). The registered nurse seeks consultation with other members of the health team as the patient's condition and treatment goals warrant. He/She, in conjunction with the Patient Accounts department, provides patient information to ensure compliance with federal and state statutes.Collect, record, and analyze, within prescribed timeframe, pertinent data for admission assessment according to Hospital policy, including:

  • Patient strengths and limitations that can be addressed in reaching health goals.
  • Cultural, spiritual, and ethnic factors that may impact on patient's course of treatment.
  • Patient needs that are to be addressed at discharge.
  • Medical/physical status.
  • History of medication compliance, reactions, and current schedule; and
  • Age-specific data regarding the patient's individual needs.Involve patient's support systems (family, friends) in assessment and documentation.Act as an advocate for patients.Initiate and update treatment plan and documentation as required.Implement patient care.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 outcomes.Identify health education needs of the patient/family that will be addressed before discharge.Additional Job Description: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 required.
    • 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 competency.
    • 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 children.The System also includes Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation, which supports patient care, programs, and research; and Rogers InHealth, an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges.EOE/MFDV

Keywords: Rogers Behavioral Health, Madison , RN- Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, Healthcare , Cross Plains, Wisconsin

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