Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Transitions inpatient
Behavioral Health Unit. Provides nursing care through physical and mental
assessments, laboratory testing, treatment plans and therapeutic treatments.
Knowledgeable of a wide range of disorders; cognitive, emotional, developmental,
social and behavioral. Performs crisis intervention. Communicates with
physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s
clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.
Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response
to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties
in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in the department's
performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.