RN Psychiatric

Contractual | 13 Weeks | RN, LPN
Rapid City, SD, South Dakota, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 536-3314.


Title: RN Psychiatric
Location: Rapid City, SD
Duration: 13 Weeks
Shift: 12 hours Nights

Job Description:

Skills/Education:

  • RN - Be able to do a take down and physical restraint on an agitated patient if necessary, verbal de-escalation, group didactic skills, good communication skills; Team Nursing approach – RN will administer their own meds (injectable and PO) pass meds, evaluate care plans and note progress and documentation, admission screens, Assessments, minor wound care, EKGS (we train), glucometer, take telephone or verbal orders, acknowledge orders, vital signs, the Columbia suicide risk screen, end of shift report, log in patient belongings, screenings and discharge planning
  • LPN -  they need to be able to pass meds, evaluate care plans and note progress and documentation, admission screens (anything that says assessment on it an RN must do), minor wound care, EKGS (we train), glucometer, take telephone or verbal orders except restraints, acknowledge orders, vital signs, the Columbia suicide risk screen, end of shift report, log in patient belongings, screenings (except discharge planning – RN)

Required Certifications:

  • RN & LPN: BLS and CPI (preferred to have prior to start but can obtain on assignment)

Required Education:

  • Completion of a nursing education program that is approved by a board of nursing;  Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Support on the Unit:

  • CNA (Ratio: 1:5-6 Psych techs not CNAs)
  • Charge nurse:  one RN team- leader on day/eves per unit; working on getting CRN support overnight
  • Phlebotomy? Lab comes every day and draws our blood, we do stats
  • IV/VAT Team? No
  • Resource Nurse: We have 1 on nights 2300-0930, recruiting for a second one
  • RT: No
  • Hospitalist: No
  • EPIC (required)

Floating:

  • If we are over staffed for census we float usually techs to the ED or towers. We are located off site of main campus, across town about 15 min. away.
  • RN’s/LPN’s could float between the (3) floors at this off site Behavioral Health facility

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