OPEN TO FT PERMANENT PATS ONLY
The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.
Under direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager and/or Unit Nurse:
Trains patients to reach independent functioning in self-help especially, as it relates to ADLs.
Provides therapeutic crises intervention, to include, but not limited: verbal, & physical one to ones; precautionary measure, such as: suicide, assault & escape.
Monitors & records, vital signs, weight/height &/or any other physical condition.
Administers life-saving techniques (e.g., CPR, first aid.)
Documenting clinical data observed during the course of a normal shift; also performs clinical charting & required documentation, (e.g., assessed response to ITP; nursing care plan & medication; unusual behavior; incidents &/or injuries; completion of Unusual Incident Reports, when necessary);
Provides information to unit nurse & other treatment team members as appropriate;
Observes/reports alterations in patient's behavior & sleep habits; recommends changes in treatment intervention as indicated by those observations;
Attends scheduled training & performs other direct care duties as assigned.
Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading & writing common English vocabulary. (Pursuant to a Federal Court Order, individual hired into this class at Oakwood Forensic Center must be high school graduate or G.E.D.)
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio