Registered Nurse

Aurora San Diego San Diego , CA 92128

Posted 4 weeks ago

As a Registered Nurse for Aurora Behavioral Healthcare San Diego, you'll provide general and psychiatric nursing care to adults with emotional or psychiatric disorders. You will provide interventions that: promote and foster health; assess dysfunction; assist patients to regain or improve their coping abilities; maximize patient strengths and prevent further disability. These interventions focus on the psychiatric-mental health patient and include health promotion and health maintenance; monitoring patients and assisting them with self-care activities; monitoring psycho-biological treatment regimens; providing triage decisions and facilitating patient movement into appropriate services.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects and analyzes data regarding the patients physical, psychological, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs
  • Develops a comprehensive outline of care to be delivered to attain expected outcomes; includes in this plan, specific goals and interventions delineating nursing actions unique to each patient
  • Maintains effective communication with all units and departments
  • Supervises direct patient care as required
  • Carries out medication management responsibilities
  • Conducts patient community meetings
  • Provides input into the discharge planning process
  • Maintain patient, and unit related documentation
  • Maintain a safe, orderly, and therapeutic environment for patients

Skills:

  • Demonstrates sound leadership skills and critical thinking
  • Basic knowledge of abnormal psychology as typically found in the adult psychiatric population
  • The familiarity of psychopharmacy and the use of psychotropic medications with the adult psychiatric population
  • Basic teaching and training skills helpful; problem-solving; organizational and time management; crisis intervention skills

Requirements

  • Valid California Registered Nurse License
  • Psychiatric experience (1 year preferred)
  • Current BLS for Healthcare providers, Pro-Act Training

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • PTO Plan with Holiday Premium Pay
  • Life Insurance (Supplemental Life, Term and Universal plans are also available.)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (with additional buy-in opportunities)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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